Claire Goforth

Claire Goforth is an investigative reporter, lawyer, and the head of the Daily Dot's Hi-Res division. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, Al Jazeera, the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, and more.

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SCOOP: The ‘Draft Romney Manchin Committee’ hopes to draft senators Mitt and Joe into a controversial White House bid

Manchin announced that he isn't seeking reelection this afternoon.

On Nov 9, 2023 by Claire Goforth

Monetized Twitter user creates blackmail and doxing site

‘I’ve been watching you for several years’: Website offers bounty for private information about female YouTube influencer

'I will personally pay all bounties using multisig.'

On Oct 30, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘Boots on the ground’: Neo-Nazis think they can apprehend Lewiston, Maine mass shooter

'We ask people to shelter in place.'

On Oct 26, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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SCOOP: Organizer of Moms for Liberty endorsed rally used to be a rapper who promoted drugs and promiscuity

'Is this the stance [you're] taking?'

On Oct 20, 2023 by Claire Goforth, Carlos F. Diaz

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‘Simping for Islam’: War between Israel and Palestine divides America’s far-right trolls

'Why on earth is Israel bombing and flattening the Gaza strip?'

On Oct 17, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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EXCLUSIVE: Twitter pays thousands to account blasted for ‘mocking’ child’s suicide

Ads for LG Electronics, Nordace, Buzznet, and others are also appearing on the account.

On Oct 16, 2023 by Claire Goforth

Reawaken America Tour coverage

‘We’re raising some money here’: Inside the pro-Trump ReAwaken America Tour where Pizzagate is still a thing—and Roger Stone talks Israel

'Oh wait, he’s not actually our commander-in-chief because they cheated like hell.'

On Oct 15, 2023 by Claire Goforth, Daryl Perry

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SCOOP: Facebook suspends controversial right-wing group. Why?

Here's what we know.

On Sep 25, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘I got kicked out’: How a Facebook group dedicated to hating modern farmhouse became a ‘revolution’ led by millennial women

'We’re saying your home does not define you.'

On Sep 15, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Dirty Delete: How to find dirty deletes on your own

Good luck digging up hideous internet gems powerful people don’t want you to see. 

On Sep 8, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Dirty Delete: A look back at the dirtiest deletes

Let’s take a look at the best, worst, and weirdest moments in Dirty Delete history.

On Sep 1, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Dirty Delete: Twitter launched the Trump presidency

The former president is the most notorious Twitter user of all time.

On Aug 25, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Dirty Delete: PragerU wants to make your kids conservatives

PragerU is short for Prager University, though it isn’t a school and doesn’t confer degrees.

On Aug 18, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘I won’t survive’: Growing up with a Moms for Liberty parent, a group that’s suddenly one of the most influential forces in U.S. schools

'The school I went to taught us so many awful things.'

On Aug 17, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Colorado GOP chair loves superheroes and hates free and fair elections

Between posts about Marvel movies and Comic Con, it’s all 'crooked' this and 'witch hunt' that.

On Aug 11, 2023 by Claire Goforth