Substack: The Media’s Forbidden Fruit

Do you take a bite, or do you abide by media’s institutional power instead?

[From left to right] Executive editor of the Washington Post Martin Baron, former co-executive editor of Recode Kara Swisher, and executive editor of the New York Times Dean Baquet. Photographs courtesy of Álvaro García Fuentes and NRKbeta on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 and CC BY-SA 2.0.

Working in media naturally curates for a special kind of self-centeredness, so it’s not really a surprise that media discourse is mostly preoccupied with… well, itself. Substack is just the latest