Katie Balevic

Katie Balevic is an editorial intern at the Daily Dot where she enjoys covering social justice issues and politics. Her previous work has appeared in the Daily Texan, the Victoria Advocate, and the Houston Defender.

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Who is #BodyPositivity for? It depends who you ask

The hashtag has ignited a social media war.

On Sep 6, 2019 by Katie Balevic


Lyft received a whopping 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day

The plaintiffs were still charged for their Lyft rides.

On Aug 21, 2019 by Katie Balevic


People are demanding the man who filmed the killing of Eric Garner be freed with #FreeRamsey

Ramsey Orta has been in prison since 2016.

On Aug 19, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Who knew Idris Elba choking on a hot wing could be so relatable?

This is the only reaction meme that matters.

On Aug 14, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Instagrammer busted by her sister for faking a hike

Nothing gets past siblings.

On Aug 12, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Instagram is hiring a meme liaison after the big meme page purge (updated)

The company is trying to smooth things over with memers.

On Aug 6, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Spotify is sending users the ‘perfect’ playlist to go with their favorite emoji 

If you like the eggplant emoji, you'll receive a 'Spotify and Chill' playlist.

On Jul 31, 2019 by Katie Balevic


Lori Laughlin’s daughters return to social media amid college admissions scandal

They re-emerged to wish their mom a happy birthday.

On Jul 29, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Ariana Grande apologizes for suggesting JonBenét Ramsey as a Halloween costume

The 6-year-old beauty pageant queen was murdered in 1996.

On Jul 29, 2019 by Katie Balevic


People are planning to storm Loch Ness in hopes of finding Nessie

Area 51 who?

On Jul 24, 2019 by Katie Balevic


Seed University might actually be the first good influencer school 

The online 'university' is trying to stop the spread of misinformation.

On Jul 23, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Forever 21 under fire for sending Atkins diet bars with online orders

Customers feel like they're being fat-shamed.

On Jul 23, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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The Deplorable Choir drops diss track aimed at 4 congresswomen from Trump’s racist tweets 

'Real Women Vote for Trump' is sure to be a bop.

On Jul 17, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Iggy Azalea and Peppa Pig have an epic Twitter fight

Should we call it Twitter beef or pork?

On Jul 17, 2019 by Katie Balevic


A police union is urging its officers to post ‘The Punisher’ logo 

The logo is supposed to show solidarity with officers under investigation for racist Facebook posts.

On Jul 15, 2019 by Katie Balevic