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The news alerts you send to iPhones might be about to disappear from your users’ screens. The bedrock metric of the newsletter business just got murdered. (But there’s good news, too.)
The new race and identity newsletter will land in inboxes on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
If Substack’s pricing precludes widespread distribution of its news and commentary, its value as a public service won’t be fully realized.
Anam Khan first started the NewsRun to help other Pakistanis living abroad keep up with the news, but quickly found that people back home needed her to make sense of what’s happening in the country, too.
“People tend to get very outraged when there’s a death, when something terrible happens in the news, and then the conversation caves. But in the wellness community — in the world that I work in — people are really familiar with the idea of practice.”
“We can’t cover sports right now, or ever, as an individual and separate thing because sports are the gift we get for making our society as just and fair as possible.”
Publishers will need to step up the personality and stickiness of their digital news products if they are to compete with platforms and aggregators.
The newspaper hopes to broaden their audience for politics coverage with a thrice-weekly newsletter for readers who feel overwhelmed by the unending news cycle.