Six thoughts about the Substack Local initiative
Newsletter platform Substack is chucking $1m of its VC cash at local news journalism. Is this helpful — or just marketing?
Is content moderation futile? And — if so — what should we do instead?
Are we waging a losing war on misinformation? Do we need to try a different approach?
How newsletters will inevitably change media and the power of journalists
Worrying about Substack is just a proxy for worrying about the business impact of losing star journalists to their own newsletters.
Morning Conference: The Recirculation System
Some useful insights about moving readers around yoru site, another notable Google update, and more…
Morning Conference: Core Web Vitals are coming for your search traffic
A major change is coming to SEO from next month. Plus a few Clubhouse links.
Morning Conference: blogrolls, audience engagement and the discovery problem
Why Substack and Medium are looking back on 2001's tech to solve the biggest challenge in media
Morning Conference: what the Unsplash sale and the Substack investment mean for you
Some swift analysis on the two big publishing deals of yesterday.