Erica Hellerstein

Erica Hellerstein

Erica Hellerstein is an award-winning journalist and a senior reporter with Coda Story. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Elle, Marie Claire, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, and more. She has reported on human rights issues across the U.S. and in Colombia, Honduras, Mexico, Chile, and Argentina.

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How Amazon’s algorithms push people towards extremist content
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The Mexican government wants to create a massive database with cell phone users’ biometric data
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Mexican newsrooms fire opening salvo in fight against political disinformation
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Digital rights activists fear internet blackouts as voting kicks off in the Republic of the Congo
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The fevered world of antisemitic vaccine conspiracies