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Authoritarian Technology and Disinformation: A Conversation with Natalia Antelava

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Natalia Antelava discusses innovative approaches to reporting on two dual trends—the disinformation crisis and the impact of authoritarian technologies—in an increasingly crowded and noisy global information space. Natalia Antelava is co-founder and editor in chief of the award-winning media start-up Coda Story, an outlet dedicated to sustained, in-depth reporting on key trends that covers stories within a larger context. Christopher Walker, NED vice president for studies and analysis, and Shanthi Kalathil, senior director of NED’s International Forum for Democratic Studies, cohost the conversation.

The views expressed in this podcast represent the opinions and analysis of the participants and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for Democracy or its staff.



  • NED Grantees Win European Press Prize - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

    June 17, 2020

    […] A NED grantee with news rooms in the Republic of Georgia and New York, Coda Story won the Distinguished Reporting prize for The Uyghur Women Fighting China’s Surveillance State, written by Isobel Cockerell—a remarkable story examining a small community of Uyghur women in Istanbul who escaped a life of repression to now lead a digital resistance.  Founded in 2016, Coda Story distills complex events and trends through rigorous on-the-ground reporting and innovative multimedia storytelling to challenge conventional narratives and champion the freedom of the press. [Listen to the editor in chief of Coda discuss disinformation and authoritarian technology on our pod…] […]