Ben Welsh

Ben Welsh


Editor, @LATdatadesk at @latimes · Organizer, https://t.co/lZvqTdDOmO · Archivist, https://t.co/CaO6K276g3 · Send tips to ben.welsh@latimes.com

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A full menu of obsessions and compulsions served by @Shteyngart . Indulgent stuff, I gobbled it up.

The Salt Lake EquationLocal ownership + Break even fiscal attitude + Soft paywall funneling to digital subs + Membership program for "whale" donors + Long overdue, deep cuts to print -------------- Sustainable local news

A faithful portrait of a family keeping the faith. "We are putting out a good paper. Ultimately, that will pay. Right?" -- @cullen_art 

Photogrammetry goes to Pismo Beach! By our very own @seangreene89 

I'm happy to have contributed some small improvements to One awesome development: Computational journalism is now featured as a first-class use of notebooks. @ProjectJupyter 

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Sunlight (laws) are the best disinfectant. Salute to the professionalism at @stltoday 

Our California coronavirus tracker has updated again. With Omicron identified here in L.A., we're watching the latest variations identified by state scientists. Delta dominates the data now. Powered by scraper from our very own . @lamarr_lemee 

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The downtown skyline from the new "Top of the Prop" at 11th and Broadway. Tonight in L.A. 🌡️ Low 49° 🌆 4:49 p.m. sunset 🌑 New moon

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We've reached the Bible verses stage of this Iowa football season. Fight the good fight. Finish the race. Keep the faith.

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The @latimes  has closed its California COVID-19 count for Saturday. Today: +12,121 cases +60 deaths To date: 1,104,842 cases 18,708 deaths Over the last 7 days, the state has averaged 11,575 cases, a 116% increase from two weeks ago. More:

Alright, nerds I filed a FOIA appeal and won the infamous NROL-39 surveillance satellite logo as a PDF. This ain't a scanned powerpoint. This is a resizable vector. You know what you must do. Unleash the swag.

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In 1894, the @latimes  launched a carrier pigeon service that ferried news back and forth between downtown LA and Catalina Island. The byline included the pigeon.

Every shot in @kobebryant 's iconic career. All 30,699 of them.

Good morning, L.A. Twitter. Last year, a bicycle stop by @LACoSheriff 's deputies turned deadly. Questions were raised. Your very own @latimes  sought out the answers. Be the first to read what we found.

Today I'm launching the e.e. cummings free poetry archive at XaSZ439nlE. Here's what it's all about. 🧵

What we know so far about the path of @kobebryant 's fatal flight. Follow @latimes  for the latest.

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Today's @latimes  print edition features a full-page verson of our team's local mask survey, led by @caseymmiller .

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