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Ben’s work on Source
- Django Project Template
- Quiet L.A.
- Silent LA
- How We Found New Patterns in LA’s Homeless Arrest Data
- Return of the Code Convenings: Elections and Updates
- Package Data Like Software, and the Stories Will Flow Like Wine
- Introducing the California Civic Data Coalition
- US Shutdown Scuttles Data
- What You Need Is a News Peg
Articles by Ben
Just One Thing: A Year in Review, Part I
Appreciation of usefulness and bar-raising at the end of a long, complicated yearPosted on
As we did last year, we’ve asked a couple of dozen people from all around the news-nerd community to tell us about one thing—article, feature, app, tool, or something else entirely—that they loved in 2015. This week, we’re publishing their responses, from interactives to project management software. We hope you find here at least one thing that eases your work, inspires new angles on your stories, and helps carry you through to 2016.
Package Data Like Software, and the Stories Will Flow Like Wine
A humble suggestion from your friends at the California Civic Data CoalitionPosted on
The California Civic Data Coalition issues a challenge.
Introducing the California Civic Data Coalition
We’re here with two Django applications ready made to make California campaign finance data easier to accessPosted on
Launching with two new Django applications ready made to make California campaign finance data easier to access.
What You Need Is a News Peg
Ben Welsh on making data journalism work with that time-honored strategy, the news pegPosted on
Ben Welsh on making data journalism work with that time-honored strategy, the news peg