‘An octopus hopped up on Adderall’: Newsrooms have a love-hate relationship with Slack

by Lucia Moses
Like many media outlets, Motherboard uses Slack to facilitate its editorial operation. But by last July, the newsroom had been sending more than 5,000 messages a week. People used the messaging platform to pitch stories, share links and edit stories, as well as trade gossip and entertainment fodder. So the Vice Media vertical decided to see what its future would look like without Slack.Read the full article