Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large and Deputy Editor at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah. A regular on Grit Daily Live!'s event circuit, you can catch her interviewing global shapers at Grit Daily's Park City Summit each year.

28 Slack Accounts Were Removed After Being Tied To Hate Groups

.What a time to be alive. Neo-Nazi’s and white supremacist groups are communicating via instant messaging apps designed for inter-office communication. The company behind the workplace app, Slack, announced on Thursday that it’s recently removed as many as 28 accounts that were tied to hate groups. A blog post, posted to the company’s website on Thursday claimed that the discovery of the hate groups violated the app’s terms of service. Slack isn’t the first tech...

Ruh Roh! Hallmark To Cut Ties With Lori Loughlin

It’s a bad day for Aunt Becky, who was indicted this week on alleged ties to the college admissions scandal hitting the country right now. The Hallmark Channel issued a statement on Thursday to distance itself officially from Lori Loughlin. In recent years, Loughlin has been one of the most lucrative stars featured on various movies and shows to come out of the channel. Since her career began back in the days of Full House, Loughlin has lived a mostly quiet and productive life as the...

Jay Z’s Roc Nation Is Quietly Saving Lives

In a world where people would rather worry about who is standing for the Pledge of Allegiance than what the President is up to, the philanthropic portion of Jay Z’s Roc Nation label is working hard to do what the justice system won’t. In a similar situation, the label has also provided extensive legal aid to rapper 21 Savage after he was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials earlier this year. Florida 11-year-old Jabari Talbot was arrested last month for...

An Art Installment At Desert X Was Mysteriously Destroyed

Believe it or not, the Coachella Valley is home to more events than just the annual music festival that shares its namesake. Currently, the annual art festival Desert X is playing host to a handful of art projects that push the boundaries of cultural commentary. The installments are scattered throughout the valley in different areas, and attendees are sent on an art scavenger hunt each year to find the pieces throughout the Palm Desert. One such installment that lies on the shores of the...

Captain Marvel Has Made Disney A Lot Of Money

All trolls aside, the female-led superhero movie is pretty much printing money for the Walt Disney company. When Captain Marvel was released last weekend its initial reviews from both critics and the general public were mixed. Despite that, though, the film has managed to rake in over $500 million since hitting theaters last Thursday night. That number took the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe past a worth of $18 billion. This is a big feat for the MCU’s first female-led film.┬áNow, just...

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