Erica Hellerstein

Erica Hellerstein

Senior Reporter
@E_Hellerstein

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Newsletters
Western vaccine myths are thriving in Africa
Authoritarian Tech
Between the US and Mexico, a corridor of surveillance becomes lethal
Disinformation
Assassination of president plunges Haiti into conspiracy theories, rumor and fake news
Authoritarian Tech
Government watchdog finds little oversight over the use of facial recognition technology by U.S. agencies
Authoritarian Tech
The devastating toll of South Korea’s digital sex crime epidemic
Authoritarian Tech
How changing a 26-word U.S. internet law could impact online expression everywhere
Disinformation
How Amazon’s algorithms push people towards extremist content
Authoritarian Tech
The Mexican government wants to create a massive database with cell phone users’ biometric data
Disinformation
Mexican newsrooms fire opening salvo in fight against political disinformation
Authoritarian Tech
Across Africa, internet blackouts loom over elections