Andrew Briz is news developer who creates web pages, platforms, and applications for the creation and distribution of media—from journalism tools to interactive stories. He’s currently the lead developer at the University of Florida's College of Journalism R&D group, Hatch, until he graduates in May of 2018. He interned at the LA Times Data Desk for the summer of 2017, and he'll be interning at The Washington Post this summer. Then he’ll be looking for a job.
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How We Publish Live Chats with Slack
A full tutorial on the intricacies of a Slack-powered newsroom toolPosted on
Creating a newsroom tool from scratch.
How Slack Controls Our CMS
Interactive Slack buttons, coming to you straight from the LA TimesPosted on
Visit the “Latest Stories” page. See what’s new. Copy the slug. Go to the collections. Click the right row. Paste the slug. Hit save. That was the multi-step process of adding a story to the homepage of the LA Times up until a few weeks ago. Now, you just click a button.