Karim Zidan

Karim Zidan is an investigative journalist who covers the intersection of sports and politics. His bylines include the Guardian, Foreign Policy, Deadspin, Bleacher Report, and SB Nation.


Content by Karim Zidan

Far-right media pundits launch vicious attacks on Simone Biles over Olympic withdrawal

July 30, 2021, 12:50 PDT

Pro-Trump propaganda site GETTR overwhelmed with trolls and Sonic porn

Founded by former Trump spokesman Jason Miller, GETTR becomes the latest alternative social network to attract the dregs of the internet

July 19, 2021, 14:52 PDT

Capitol riot organizer now hawking a cryptocurrency social network

After encouraging an insurrection, the far-right activist has moved on to promoting a scammy blockchain website

April 25, 2021, 3:19 PDT

Far right targets USA Today intern who investigated insurrectionists’ crowdfunding tactics

Glenn Greenwald was instrumental in unleashing a right-wing hate mob on a female USA Today intern. Her media colleagues are standing by the young woman, but this incident reveals just how fraught covering the radical right is, especially for women journalists.

March 29, 2021, 15:56 PDT

How Ron DeSantis is positioning himself to inherit Donald Trump’s base

As the head of a large swing state, Florida’s Republican governor is trying to make the most of his position to GOP elites and activists.

March 4, 2021, 10:02 PST

Proud Boys using Christian crowdfunding site to raise money

Several members of the far-right hate group have raised approximately $25,000 for their legal defense on GiveSendGo, a self-described “Christian crowdfunding site.”

February 5, 2021, 14:07 PST

QAnon believers traumatized by Biden inauguration

Despite attempts to keep the hope alive, QAnon followers watched in dismay as Trump left Washington, D.C., for Florida Wednesday morning while Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. With no military coup, no dramatic scenes of revolution, and no mass executions or retaliatory violence as prophesized, QAnon adherents began to wonder if they had been deceived.

January 19, 2021, 20:23 PST


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