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Articles tagged Substack (22)

“It’s easy for the media and others to dismiss entertainers as just being famous, and whatever they sold was a benefit of their fame — and not necessarily the business insights that came from that.”
Plus: The Kentucky Lexington Herald-Leader’s “Clean Slate” trial, journalism as infrastructure, and the spectacle of anti-Asian violence on Instagram.
“This is not a grants program, nor is it inspired by philanthropic intent.”
Charlie Warzel on newsletters, platforms, reporting, editing, and luck.
“It doesn’t lend itself to a lot of different types of jokes but I’m so in the deep Reddit that at this point, the sadboi existential crisis jokes just come naturally.”
If Substack’s pricing precludes widespread distribution of its news and commentary, its value as a public service won’t be fully realized.
Plus: The Committee to Protect Journalists has its first union contract, Wisconsin Public Radio tracks source diversity, and who is Substack for?
“We’ve always joked that we should print out our articles and hand them out door to door, so we could talk to our readers, and this is kind of like doing that.”