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Disinformation Crisis

Coda’s team investigates how propaganda warfare is increasingly shaping narratives, politics and lives around the world.

Migration Crisis

Coda’s team investigates how the migration crises challenges politics, society and the very definition of national identity in Europe.

LGBTQ Crisis

Coda’s team investigates the ideological battle—over values, traditions and the meaning of progress—that pits the Kremlin against the West.

. Eurasia | Disinformation Crisis

Digital technology has made information accessible for billions, but it is also easily manipulated. Societies are already paying a price for the menace of unreality.

. Europe | Migration Crisis

Migration challenges politics, society and the very definition of national identity in Europe.

. Eurasia | LGBTQ Crisis

LGBTQ is no longer just an expression of identity but an ideological front line in the battle over values, traditions and the meaning of progress.

. What is Coda Story?

Coda Story is a single-issue web platform that puts a team of journalists on one crisis at a time and stays with it, providing unique depth, continuity and understanding to events that shape our world. Coda is for those who believe that understanding a crisis is essential to addressing it and those who want to know what happened after the spotlight moved on. In music a Coda is a distinctive passage, usually towards the end, which defines the entire composition. In journalism we want to be a stand-alone voice which helps to define a crisis.

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. Latest Stories

US Joins the Information War in Georgia

Feature In the former Soviet Union, an ideological battle—over values, traditions and the meaning of progress - pits the Kremlin against the West.

How Disinformation Became a New Threat to Women

Dispatch Female politicians and other high profile women face a growing threat from sexualized disinformation.

Don’t Fight Fake News, Tell Stories Instead

Perspective In the battle against fake news, journalists need to stop reporting what people say and report what they do.

The Explainable Rise of Czech Fake News

Dispatch Political divisions have helped a Czech far-right politician with a penchant for fake news gain national power.

The Russian Offensive in Syria You Haven’t Heard About

Feature The Kremlin smells military victory in Syria, but its media campaign could turn out to be a bigger triumph.

The Kremlin’s 1917 Revolution Problem

Feature The October revolution was a defining moment in history, but the 100th anniversary brings up bad memories for Russia.

How Fake News Helped Slovak Extremists Become Reality

Feature Websites pushing an anti-Western, pro-Kremlin agenda have put Slovakia’s far right on the cusp of national power.

Anti-Fake News Center Doesn’t Czech

Feature The Czech government is on the defensive over its efforts to combat Russian disinformation before this weekend’s elections.

Russia’s Lock On Family History

Feature The Russian government won’t allow a teacher to find out if his great-grandfather was wrongfully convicted of being a Nazi collaborator.

How Russia Weaponized Primetime

Feature The Kremlin has found the perfect vehicle to spread its message: drama and comedy hits on its own TV channels

Russia’s New ‘Useful Idiots’?

Review There are echoes of Soviet times in the way Russia has been courting far-right activists in the West. A new book looks at how and why it does it.

One Man’s Struggle For Russia’s Soviet Memory

Feature The Kremlin refuses to remember Soviet POWs. A Russian architect refused to forget.

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