A Newspaper Turns to Substack, Meta to Expand Digitally

From a story on cjr.org by Gabby Miller headlined “A Hudson Valley newspaper turns to Substack, Meta to expand digitally”:

Over the past seven years, philanthropic support from platforms has become a feature of the news landscape. Programs offering direct financial support, training, and research funding are playing a small but significant role in reshaping journalism, particularly at the local level. As debate rages and emerging regulation raises ever more questions around the part commercial technology companies should play in underpinning the news industry, it is important to evaluate the impact of the support and influence of tech company money.