Kelly Weill

reporter at The Daily Beast

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Reporter at The Daily Beast , covering real estate, land use, and infrastructure

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YouTube drew criticism for not removing right-wing commentator Steven Crowder’s videos from its platform.

YouTube says it will take down videos from extremist groups, but hate speech by individuals gets a pass?

YouTube drew criticism for not removing right-wing commentator Steven Crowder’s videos from its platform.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Anonymous edits to Wikipedia pages that deal with the New York Police Department have been traced to computers on NYPD servers.

NYPD Edited Controversial Wikipedia Pages

Anonymous edits to Wikipedia pages that deal with the New York Police Department have been traced to computers on NYPD servers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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LA County broke another record on Wednesday, reporting more than 22,000 new coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, Moderna’s vaccine may be available as early as next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The central and southern U.S. is still reeling from a winter storm that brought snow, ice, and the coldest temperatures in decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The COVID-19 pandemic presented many challenges in 2020, perhaps the least of which (and the last of which) is what to do about the holiday party.

from Greater LA

If you go back far enough in time our common ancestor might be a cuddle fish or an octopus.

from Life Examined

LSD and Ecstasy were once the hippy-trippy illegal substances for concerts, raves, and parties.

from Life Examined

For much of the 20th century, the consensus was that our memories are fixed and stored in the brain as literal recordings of past events.

from Life Examined

Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

from Greater LA

Ximena Vengoechea wants to teach us how to listen again with her new book “Listen Like You Mean It,” but is that even possible in a capitalist world?

from Scheer Intelligence

Latinos make up less than 40% of the California population — but more than 55% of the state’s coronavirus cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand