Author Archives: Radnor Reports

About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

Posted in Botnets, Controversial, Cyber security, Elections, Fake news, Hacking, Propaganda, Russia, Trolls | Tagged , ,

Here’s Proof Some Pollsters Are Putting A Thumb On The Scale

Introduction by Ken Feltman: This is perhaps the most important news about political polls to come out of the 2016 election: Nate Silver and others at FiveThirtyEight have the statistics to establish that some pollsters, intentionally or not, skew their … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Cyber security, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, polls, Republicans, Technology

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

By Adario Strange Winter is here. The Internet of Things (IoT) winter, that is.  All those digital routers, DVRs, “smart” kitchen appliances and IP-enabled cameras you assumed were innocuous as they worked away in the background of your life are … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Hacking, Internet of Things, Ransomware, Technology

Five takeaways from Comey’s October surprise

Hillary Clinton doesn’t believe in good luck, and Friday’s bombshell shows why. By Glenn Thrush Hillary Clinton has never met a sunny day she completely trusted, and Friday proved why. The front-running Democrat has always been weakest when protecting a … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Elections, Fundraising, Hillary Clinton, White House

Password Security Best Practices

By Dave Bartelli One of the easiest ways for hackers to steal your proprietary data is to steal your username and password and simply login to your account. Why make it easy for them? Using a few easy-to-follow guidelines for … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Hacking, Ransomware