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: what the Unsplash sale and the Substack investment mean for you
Some swift analysis on the two big publishing deals of yesterday.
Why Substack's evolution is beginning to worry me
Is the newsletter platform a boon for independent journalism — or the beginnings of another attention gatekeeper that we'll all regret supporting?
Social & Digital coffee break: escaping the Facebook shadow
It’s not really a surprise that Facebook can’t be trusted — but are we really taking the steps we need to end our additions to it? This, and many other useful topics in today’s digest.
Understanding Editorial Newsletters: a brief guide
The hype around the "star journalist" newsletter is in danger of obscuring a deeper and more important truth about the role of newsletters in journalism.
Casey Newton's shift to Substack shows how newsletters are changing
On the day he breaks another major Facebook story, Verge tech editor Casey Newton jumps ship for the Substack way