The UK’s Intelligence and Security Committee’s report into Russian activity in the UK was finally released a few days ago.
Here’s my exploration of redactions in the report, using R. Some highlights below.
One of the best predictors of whether a sentence will have a redaction is what organisations are mentioned in the sentence:
According to a sentiment analysis, the angriest sentences are on page 11 (PDF page 18):
Here’s a word cloud of sentences with a redaction, against the organisations(s) mentioned…