I'm Worried About The Further Siloization Of Mainstream Writing

There are benefits to the Substack economy if you're one of the lucky ones, but the incentive structure makes me nervous

As you may have heard if you read any of the ten thousand recent articles on the subject, Substack is doing quite well. More and more writers from ‘mainstream’ backgrounds are leaving (or being driven out from) big-name publications and starting up Substacks instead, allowing them to send their content directly into readers’ inboxes for a fee, usually f…

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