Ellen Ioanes

Ellen Ioanes is the FOIA reporter at the Daily Dot, where she covers U.S. politics. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, and her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Center for Public Integrity, HuffPost India, and more.

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Ted Cruz goes after Ilhan Omar after California synagogue shooting

Cruz made reference to the 'Anti-Semitic Left.'

On Apr 29, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Dems’ 2020 strategy: Policy onstage, polarization on Facebook

In a rush to gather support, Dems and their supporters are turning to hot-button issues.

On Apr 26, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Steve King says backlash to white nationalism comment was like what Jesus went through

Jesus Christ.

On Apr 24, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Sri Lankan government shuts down social media in wake of deadly blasts

The measure is intended to combat misinformation, according to government officials.

On Apr 21, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Women everywhere: ‘F*ck’ this Fox News Twitter poll

We sure f*cking think so.

On Apr 15, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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‘Ah sh*t, here we go again’ meme is here to express your frustration

'Ah sh*t,' indeed.

On Apr 14, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Donald Glover reportedly AirDropped shoes to fans at Coachella (updated)

Hit 'accept'!

On Apr 14, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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BTS played ‘SNL’ last night, and Twitter can’t get enough

'The one with pink hair is adorable.'

On Apr 14, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Facebook spent $20 million on Mark Zuckerberg’s security last year

2018 was a rough year for Facebook.

On Apr 13, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Silk Road 2.0 founder sentenced to more than 5 years in prison

Thomas White was originally arrested in 2014.

On Apr 13, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes


Democrats respond to Trump’s 9/11 video attacking Ilhan Omar

Omar's speech from March was taken out of context.

On Apr 13, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Trump confirms he’s considering putting ICE detainees in sanctuary cities

ICE already shot him down—twice.

On Apr 12, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Florida man runs for Congress, promotes QAnon

Q makes an appearance in Florida.

On Apr 10, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Kristjen Nielsen’s legacy at DHS can be summed up by one tweet

'I want this to follow her until the end.'

On Apr 8, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes

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Twitter is freaking out over this Netflix announcement

'is this a sign???'

On Apr 7, 2019 by Ellen Ioanes