Working with the Clinton State Dept Email Dumps in R (Part 1: Graphs)

February 20, 2016

(This article was first published on R –, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I put this together after experimenting with ggplot2 and ggnetwork earlier this week. The changes I made added svgPanZoom into the mix. Consequently, it has a widget in it, so it was just easier to embed the full R markdown HTML into an iframe than to try to extract the content piecemeal into WP.

You can bust the iframe via

Read on to see how to grab some JSON, create edge list, do some basic graph stats with igraph and generate an interactive visualization with ggplot2 and svgPanZoom.

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