Substack revolution: Five best independent newsletters to follow

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.

Are time-lapse recipe videos taking over food journalism?

Scroll down your Facebook timeline. Go on, do it. Spot anything? Aside from the lengthy Trump statuses and the “March for the NHS” events, you’ll notice your timeline is packed full of videos. Videos capturing cringe-inducing blunders, videos reporting news stories, and recipe videos. Mouth-watering, tantalising, gluttony-inducing recipe videos. Video