Under The Radar – 15 October

This week, we discuss: Pentagon Tech Chief Quits Housing – Millions of Private Renters Suffering Chilean President Threatened with Impeachment  Pentagon Tech Chief quits – claims US cybersecurity is too weak What Happened? The Pentagon’s first software chief, Nicolas Chaillan, has left his position, citing frustrations over the US’s lack of preparedness for internet warfare.…

Twitter Sentiment Around the Tory Party Conference

With the Conservative Party conference almost wrapped up, the data team at Trafalgar Strategy took a look back at the sentiment expressed on Twitter towards Cabinet Ministers. First off, the Prime Minister overwhelmingly dominated the Twitter-sphere appearing in over half of all sampled tweets (410k) – yet the Home Secretary Priti Patel pipped the Chancellor…

Is anyone listening to the Labour Party conference in the ‘Red Wall’?

Our data team analysed articles in local media outlets distributed across Red Wall constituencies. We looked at everything published and then shared on social media since the Conference kicked off.  To understand what drove engagement, articles were thematically mapped along with their corresponding likes, retweets and comments — enabling our data team to visualise what…