Where finance and media intersect with reality


Is Substack exposed to gig economy headwinds?

A lot of people ask me why I never opted for Substack when choosing my independent path. I had my reasons. Now that it has emerged that Substack has ditched plans to raise a Series C round due to souring market conditions, I thought it might be a good time to explain my rationale. First […]

WW3 Watch: Bloomberg misfires edition

Major scenes at Bloomberg overnight after someone accidentally published a headline saying Russia had invaded Ukraine. When it had not. The New York Post cites a spokesman from Bloomberg saying the headline was removed and that the news group is now investigating the cause. But the internet says the headline hung about on the home […]

Overcoming fear and favour in journalism

Finance oriented content will be building up on The Blind Spot over the next couple of weeks. In the meantime I want to explain a bit more about what I’m doing and why. As I’ve already noted, I’m eager to create a media service that maximises independence, freedom of speech and critical thinking. But I’m […]