TAP-driven stories

Journalists and researchers regularly use TAP to background and draw connections between people and organizations. We also support newsrooms' analyses of our data for deeper investigations. Below are are some recent stories that have used TAP data:

UNGUARDED: How a tight-knit network of Miami real estate players bought and sold Guardianship homes for profit
WLRN (7/28/23) .

TAP data helped reveal WhatsApp story
Investigative Reporting Workshop (6/24/22) .

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has quietly become one of the largest donors to Jewish causes
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (6/15/22) .

How Ohio became the No. 1 state for nursing home assistant shortages
Eye on Ohio (9/16/21) .

Nursing Homes Scramble for Solutions
Maine Monitor (7/25/21) Republished by several outlets across Maine.

Watchdog group asks Wake DA to investigate political contributions by former employees of Louis DeJoy
NC Policy Watch (7/8/21)

Why Safety-Net Hospitals Serving Low-Income People May Be “On the Brink of a Precipice”
Frontline (5/18/21)

PPP Changes Open the Door for More Mississippi Businesses
Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting (5/2/2021)

A piecemeal repeal
A surgical repeal of parts of the 2019 bailout law means utilities, fossil fuel interests and nuclear plants still benefit, Eye on Ohio and Energy News Network (4/19/2021)

TAP expands, includes more federal spending
IRW (5/6/2021)

Industry lobbying left nursing home patients at risk
IRW and Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting (3/3/2021)

1 billion records and counting: The Accountability Project reaches new milestone
IRW (2/17/2021)

SBA releases details on PPP loans
IRW (12/5/2020) IRW also made state-by-state PPP data available for download.

Treasury agrees to release names of some PPP recipients
IRW (6/23/2020)

Dark Money Dominated Ohio’s Nuclear Subsidy Saga
In July, the state’s Speaker of the House was arrested for a bribery scheme connected to the deal.
Eye on Ohio (3/5/2020)

Oregon Public Broadcasting, launched a series of charts and maps for public access to a range of data on the status of COVID-19 in their communities.

As number of virus cases grows, Oregon has lowest hospital bed rate in U.S.
Portland Tribune (3/15/2020)

Long before coronavirus, local nursing homes were struggling with infection control rules
Monterey Weekly (3/25/2020)

How hospital capacity varies dramatically across the country
Industry Dive (3/30/2020)

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