Corinne Chin and Lauren Frohne are video journalists at The Seattle Times. They wrote a piece for Better News on how the Times is using Slack to lower barriers, expose insensitivity, and allow conversations about cultural issues that can arise from their stories. Better News host Michael O’Connell talks to Chin about how newsrooms can use Slack to facilitate similar conversations.
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