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Excellent, evocative line: "Content production assumed a barbell shape, with masses of user-generated content on one end and the Times’s big-budget reporting on the other."

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Let me draw one quick parallel: when Facebook took an algorithmic dump on Buzzfeed's posts, Buzzfeed's traffic suffered badly. When Twitter buried Substack posts, traffic here also slowed... but probably not fatally. How we adapt to this is up to us.

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I think at least with Substack you can keep the audience you do have (b/c of emails) but all dependencies are def a risk

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I need to get into the habit of regularly saving my email list, at a minimum. Thanks for the kick in the pants in that direction!

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Registered! I'm looking forward to this. Thanks for organizing it, Jasmine.

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See you there!!

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By the way, Jasmine, that first "sign up here" link is broken.

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ah good catch, fixed!

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