Elizabeth Hagedorn

Elizabeth Hagedorn

Supervising Editor - Publication

A writer and anchor for Newsy, Elizabeth writes primarily about politics and foreign affairs. When not at work, chances are she's playing with her cat (dubbed Kitty Kitty Meow Meow). Elizabeth also enjoys reruns of the West Wing, pretending she can cook and the color blue.

Recent Work
Tributes at the Place De La Bourse in honor of the victims of the terror attacks in Brussels.
Getty Images / Christopher FurlongWorld

Why Belgium Has A Homegrown Terrorist Problem

Tintin cartoon becomes image of solidarity after Brussels attacks.

How This Cartoon Became A Unifying Symbol For Brussels

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters
Getty Images / Matt Mills McKnightU.S.

Bernie Or Bust: The Sanders Supporters Who Won't Vote For Clinton

Paris terrorist suspect Salah Abdeslam
General Directorate Crisis Centre in BrusselsWorld

Paris Terror Suspect Salah Abdeslam Captured In Brussels

Image of computers burning

Don't Trust The Promise Of Artificial Intelligence

A robot holds an apple
Getty Images / Jeff J MitchellTech

We Shouldn't Fear The Promise Of Artificial Intelligence

ISIS fighters featured in a propaganda photo

The US Is Now Calling ISIS Atrocities 'Genocide'

Some of the Bernie Sanders supporters waiting at a Chicago rally.
Newsy / Elizabeth HagedornPolitics

The People You Meet Waiting In Line At A Bernie Sanders Rally

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Getty Images / Clive MasonWorld

Putin Orders Drawdown Of Russian Troops In Syria

Hillary Clinton defends her role in the Benghazi controversy during a debate
Getty Images / Joe RaedlePolitics

This Benghazi Question Did Not Go Over Well At The Democratic Debate

Bernie Sanders wears a curiously colored suit to the debate.
Getty Images / Joe Raedle / Matt PichtPolitics

Seriously, What Color Is Bernie Sanders' Suit?

University of Missouri students protest on campus.
Getty Images / Michael B. ThomasU.S.

Campuses Aren't Stifling Free Speech, They're Encouraging It

University of Missouri students protest on campus.
Getty Images / Michael B. ThomasU.S.

Free Speech Is Under Siege On College Campuses

ormer U.S. President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan share a moment in this undated file photo.
Ronald Reagan Presidential LibraryObituaries

Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Is Dead At Age 94

Chinese adults wear masks on a smoggy day near Tiananmen Square
Getty Images / Kevin FrayerWorld

Are China's Leaders Taking Smog Seriously?

Clouds hover over a new migrant camp under construction near the camp known as 'The Jungle'
Getty Images / Jeff J MitchellWorld

France Is Evicting Refugees From Its 'Jungle' Camp

Mitt Romney and Donald Trump shake hands during a news conference held by Trump to endorse Romney.
Getty Images / Ethan MillerPolitics

Remember That Time Trump Criticized Romney's Self-Deportation Plan?

Rubio told viewers of the GOP debate to "Google 'Trump Polish Workers.'"
Getty Images / Michael CiagloPolitics

Rubio Asked Everyone To Google 'Trump Polish Workers,' So We Did

Anti-immigration demonstrators hold signs and American flags during an anti-immigration rally.
Getty Images / Justin SullivanPolitics

How Much Does Immigration Matter To Republican Voters?

A boy from the remote Turkana tribe in Northern Kenya walks across a dryed up river at Kokuro
Getty Images / Christopher FurlongWorld

Water Distribution, Like Wealth, Is Uneven

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad sits at a desk at the Arab Summit March 27, 2002 i
Getty Images / Courtney KealyWorld

Why Syria's Assad Hasn't Faced Trial For War Crimes

Actors pose as a groom and his child bride in Lebanon.

Lebanon Has A Disturbing Number Of Child Brides

Somalian refugees wait in the registration area of the Dagahaley refugee camp
Getty Images / Oli ScarffWorld

Life Inside The World's Biggest Refugee Camp

A hospital run by Doctors Without Borders was destroyed Monday
Doctors Without BordersWorld

Syrian Hospitals Are Becoming Familiar Targets

Two clowns in Lebanon next to a pile of trash.
Clown Me InWorld

Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Senior citizens walk along Llandudno Promenade on September 8, 2014 in Llandudno, Wales.
Getty Images / Christopher FurlongScience and Health

Why Live Forever? Life Is Long Enough

Senior citizens relax on Llandudno Promenade on September 8, 2014 in Llandudno, Wales.
Getty Images / Christopher FurlongScience and Health

Want To Live Forever? We Should Cure Aging

Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. A scene from "The Exorcist."
Getty Images / Scott Olson; Warner Bros. / "The Exorcist"Politics

Exorcists To Ted Cruz: 'Leave Your Power-Hungry Demonic Soul!'

Clinton and Sanders at the Democratic debate in New Hampshire
Getty Images / Justin SullivanPolitics

Why Foreign Policy Isn't A Bigger Issue In The Democratic Race

Drake University students debate their preferred candidates
Newsy / Danny MattesonPolitics

The Debate Young Democrats Are Having In Bars Across America