Tom Kludt

Tom Kludt is a reporter for Talking Points Memo based in New York City, covering media and national affairs. Originally from South Dakota, Tom joined TPM as an intern in late-2011 and became a staff member during the 2012 election. He can be reached at tom@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Tom

After a pitstop for an Italian dinner on Tuesday night, right-wing agitator Charles C. Johnson showed up at what he thought was the residence of his biggest online adversary -- a man who just so happens to share his name -- and snapped photos of himself standing outside the complex's gate holding conspiracy theory bumper stickers.

Johnson said he retrieved the address to the Pacific Palisades apartment online.

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Former CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson has spoken extensively about apparent intrusions into her computer. She's openly speculated that the hacking might have been connected to the government's surveillance of Fox News reporter James Rosen. Earlier this year, she said there were "a number of investigations" into the tampering.

But until now, Attkisson has been cagey about identifying the responsibility. With a tell-all book due out next week, that's about to change.

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