Isobel Cockerell

Isobel Cockerell

Senior Reporter
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Isobel Cockerell is a senior reporter with Coda. She joined Coda in 2018 after graduating from Columbia Journalism School. She writes about historical reckonings, dystopia, surveillance, conspiracies and climate. She was nominated for the 2023 Orwell prize and was the winner of the 2020 European Press Prize.

Technology
Chatbots of the dead
Disinformation
Italy’s pro-choice gynecologists reel from post-Roe shockwaves
History
The Indian migrants lured into forced labor on Mussolini’s farmland
Newsletters
From Poland to Rwanda to America, reproductive rights are being decimated
Technology
Europe’s borders are a surveillance testing ground. The AI Act could change that
Newsletters
Plans for a more walkable, bikeable Oxford anger conspiracy theorists
Disinformation
Russia spent years courting the Christian right. With the war in Ukraine, has the alliance faltered?
Newsletters
Turkey-Syria earthquake was made in Alaska, say conspiracists
Technology
In a cashless society, banking and tech elites control everything
Newsletters
BBC platforms anti-vaccine scaremonger