More than a magic electoral map: How Politico plans its (open source) Slack chats during the midterms (Nieman Lab)

Nieman Lab: More than a magic electoral map: How Politico plans its (open source) Slack chats during the midterms. “FiveThirtyEight fans can read its Slack-like conversations, adding statistical context to current events since 2015 (which political party would be more likely to survive the apocalypse, for example). The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and others have been orchestrating similar chats since then, too. But if you’re a local political diehard just trying to follow along with the experts on an election night — and you don’t want John King’s Magic Wall on CNN or local TV reporters reporting from hyped watch parties — Politico’s Slack chat set up could be just the ticket.”