How news organizations integrate Slack into their workflow

Work chatroom software Slack is breaking down walls in newsrooms between editorial and product teams, Laura Hazard Owen writes. Vox Media product director Lauren Rabaino says that using Slack keeps everyone’s workflows and projects transparent, but it also fosters a sense of camaraderie across teams. Fusion editor-in-chief Alexis Madrigal says: “You can get immediate feedback on something, but if someone comes into the room later, they might be able to add something, whereas if you didn’t go to a [physical] meeting, you’re not going to be able to contribute later.”

+ Our plan for enabling innovation through newsroom culture changes includes creating virtual spaces through internal chat systems such as Slack that create greater accessibility and shared awareness