Imagine opening up your email and there’s something you actually want to read. Substack is a platform that allows anyone to start their own newsletter, with every article sent directly to their subscribers’ inbox. Substack attracts around 16 million people to their website every month, with over 500,000 subscribers paying for a flood of distinct newsletters. Here are five top-tier newsletters to get you started.
Inside XCity Podcast: Episode 3
Today Jake Helm and Nicola Blackburn are joined by Aisha Rimi and Sophie Laughton, chatting all about Black Lives Matter protests and an investigation into City’s spending on PPE.
Six photojournalists that revolutionised their craft
The storming of the Capitol; the tangled tubes of an intensive care unit; the latest snaps of the prime minister’s dog – rarely is an event (or non-event) left uncaptured by photojournalists.
In the modern age, with a camera in every pocket, it’s never been easier to be a photojournalist. But who were the true innovators of photojournalism: those that pioneered new styles and techniques, or irreversibly altered what was acceptable to be photographed?
Substack creates newsletter opportunities for freelance journalists hit by the pandemic
Sophie Yeo thought she might never work again. Having finished her last commissioned article on 7 April 2020, Yeo was without any environmental writing opportunities for the first time since she became a full-time freelancer three years earlier.