kate-conger

Kate Conger


Kate Conger is a politics and cybersecurity journalist who currently writes for Gizmodo. Her work has previously appeared in BuzzFeed, Digital Trends, Real Clear Politics, San Francisco Examiner, and elsewhere. Together with Dell Cameron, she won the Society of Professional Journalists' award for Best Scoop in 2017 for a report on the leak of data about 200 million American voters.

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Donald Trump erroneously claims protester had ties to ISIS, demands arrests

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had a wild day on the campaign trail.

On Mar 13, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Iditarod dogs strut their stuff in adorable Instagram photos

The weather may be unseasonably warm, but these pups still look excited.

On Mar 6, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Here’s how NFL players and fans reacted to news that Peyton Manning was retiring

Teammates and friends reacted with warmth and praise as Manning prepared to leave after 18 seasons.

On Mar 6, 2016 by Kate Conger

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‘Little Marco’ is the cutest, saddest 2016 election meme

It began with an awkward photo. You can guess what happened next.

On Mar 6, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Western Michigan University students angry about lack of safety alert during Kalamazoo shooting

The shooting occurred at locations around the school.

On Feb 21, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Sanders supporter tries to place Hillary Clinton obit, gets call from Secret Service

He claims it was just 'political humor.'

On Feb 21, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Ted Cruz’s daughter rejects his hug, and other weird moments from the Iowa caucus

The caucuses are finally here, which means the presidential campaigns are pulling out all the stops to drum up voters.

On Jan 31, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Donald Trump’s spokesperson doesn’t regret her 2012 tweet about ‘pure breeds’

J.K. Rowling also weighed in.

On Jan 24, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Arizona school district responds to students’ racist T-shirt message

'We are appalled and disappointed at this behavior and it will not be tolerated.'

On Jan 24, 2016 by Kate Conger

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Juniper Networks removes eavesdropping code

Juniper Networks has been facing a firehose of criticism.

On Jan 10, 2016 by Kate Conger

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New tech allows you to fly a drone with a wave of the hand

Use the Force?

On Jan 3, 2016 by Kate Conger

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FTC reaches $100 million settlement with LifeLock

LifeLock agreed to a settlement over claims that the company offered poor cybersecurity and falsely advertised its services.

On Dec 20, 2015 by Kate Conger

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Witness captures fatal shooting of 28-year-old man by Los Angeles police

The Sheriff's Department issued a statement urging the public not to judge the deputies' actions based on the video.

On Dec 13, 2015 by Kate Conger

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Hillary Clinton calls on tech companies to ‘disrupt’ ISIS

'We need to put the great disrupters at work at disrupting ISIS.'

On Dec 6, 2015 by Kate Conger

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France considers restrictions on Tor and public Wi-Fi

Both pieces of legislation could appear as soon as next year.

On Dec 6, 2015 by Kate Conger