Cat Zakrzewski

Washington, D.C.

Technology policy reporter

Education: Northwestern University, BS in Journalism

Cat Zakrzewski is a technology policy reporter, tracking Washington's efforts to regulate Silicon Valley companies. She tracks antitrust, privacy and social media policy, as well as efforts to bring more Americans online. She previously served as the first anchor of The Technology 202 newsletter, The Post's daily guide to the collision course between the tech industry and regulators. In that role, she covered the central role tech issues played in the pandemic, elections and the national reckoning on race. She joined The Post in 2018, after working as a reporter for Wall Street Journal Pro V
Latest from Cat Zakrzewski

Elon Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ ignite divisions, but haven’t changed minds

Twitter's new CEO released the "Twitter Files" on the platform Friday. Musk and his allies have claimed conservative speech is suppressed online.

December 3, 2022

Elon Musk says Kanye West suspended from Twitter after swastika tweet

Musk said Ye was suspended for “incitement to violence” after his swastika tweet and his praise of Hitler in an interview with Infowars’s Alex Jones.

December 2, 2022

Elon Musk says Apple threatened to remove Twitter from App Store

Removal of Twitter from the App Store would make the social media platform unavailable to new users with Apple devices.

November 28, 2022

Musk’s ‘free speech’ agenda dismantles safety work at Twitter, insiders say

Musk arrived at Twitter with a key priority: restore the Babylon Bee.

November 22, 2022

Musk summons engineers to Twitter HQ as millions await platform’s collapse

Elon Musk issued an email call-to-arms to Twitter's remaining engineers to assemble at 2 p.m. as the site tries to adjust to the resignations of hundreds of employees in response to an ultimatum Musk issued on Wednesday.

November 18, 2022

Hundreds said to have opted to leave Twitter over Musk ultimatum

The number of likely departures prompted Musk to ease his return-to-office edict and managers to meet to decide which engineers to ask back.

November 18, 2022

Elon Musk’s first big Twitter product paused after fake accounts spread

Twitter accounts impersonating politicians, celebrities and brands took over the site.

November 11, 2022

Twitter’s content moderation head quits as departures alarm the FTC

The resignations of three Twitter security executives prompted federal regulators to warn they might step in.

November 10, 2022

Election workers brace for a torrent of threats: ‘I KNOW WHERE YOU SLEEP’

A flood of online harassment has targed election workers for the last two years, and election officials expect those threats to continue after the midterm elections.

November 8, 2022

Musk’s celebrity lawyer now plays key role in Twitter overhaul

Alex Spiro went from representing Jay-Z to participating in one of the biggest technology company overhauls in years.

November 6, 2022