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As newsroom jobs grow scarcer, journalists are building their own platforms via email newsletter.
I read that and thought it very interesting and it is possibly an alternative to a traditional blog. When I get some time I am going to make a free account at Substack and try it. It could be an alternative to traditional mail services like MailChimp. I wouldn't underestimate how hard it is to get people to pay for email newsletters. I find it hard enough to get people to sign up for free ones.