journalism

PODCAST 109: Substack Founder Chris Best on How the Humble Email Newsletter is Saving Journalism

PODCAST 109: Substack Founder Chris Best on How the Humble Email Newsletter is Saving Journalism

Tech entrepreneur Chris Best talks about Substack, his self-publishing platform that is attracting journalists like Andrew Sullivan, Jesse Singal and Jen Gerson.

Quillette
Quillette
journalism
Is the New York Times Bad For Democracy?

Is the New York Times Bad For Democracy?

In a recent column entitled “Why the Success of the New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism,” media columnist Ben Smith outlines a number of anti-competitive practices by his parent company. His conclusion is that the Times may be well on its way to becoming a

Chang Che
Chang Che
democracy
As Newspapers Fade, Journalists Are Finding New Ways to Cover Local News

As Newspapers Fade, Journalists Are Finding New Ways to Cover Local News

Until January 2019, reporter Tim Swarens had devoted his entire 35-year career to journalism—the last 15 years spent as a reporter and editor at the Indianapolis Star. The end came as a shock. “I did not expect to end my career by being walked out the door by security,

Alexandra Hudson
Alexandra Hudson
journalism
The Comment Awards Fiasco

The Comment Awards Fiasco

The issue of press freedom has been making headlines in recent days—for all the wrong reasons. Murdered journalists are a visceral reminder of the risks that many around the world take to tell the truth. It is one of the reasons that whenever I am asked to judge media

Claire Fox
Claire Fox
censorship