The hottest Substack posts of steveinskeep

And their main takeaways
628 implied HN points • 09 Jan 24
  1. Meet the highest standards we already have in journalism.
  2. Journalists need to make their own decisions in covering politics.
  3. Building a sustainable news business requires respect for the audience and reliable information.
511 implied HN points • 10 Jan 24
  1. Presidential candidates discussed the cause of the Civil War, revealing the contested history and beliefs about slavery.
  2. Nikki Haley and Donald Trump's differing views on the cause of the war highlight the cultural and historical perspectives around slavery.
  3. The conversation around the Civil War and negotiation reflects broader cultural beliefs and perspectives on conflict resolution and compromise.
314 implied HN points • 24 Jan 24
  1. Haley may benefit from staying in the race, as challengers can gain attention and build support for future endeavors.
  2. It's crucial to accurately cover politicians, like Trump, by representing their words and tone fairly to provide proper context and understanding.
  3. Journalists should aim to portray politicians, such as Trump, accurately by showcasing their speaking style and overall themes in reporting.
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275 implied HN points • 27 Jan 24
  1. A woman disguised as a man served as a soldier in the Civil War.
  2. Women in disguise served in the army for various reasons, often unnoticed by those around them.
  3. Lincoln supported and interacted with women breaking traditional gender barriers during his presidency.
294 implied HN points • 29 Jun 23
  1. Supreme Court opinions can have sharp exchanges, with justices revising and sharpening their arguments while responding to each other.
  2. Justice Thomas argues against considering race in admissions, emphasizing the importance of individual evaluation and the equal treatment mandated by the Fourteenth Amendment.
  3. Justice Jackson, on the other hand, focuses on historical racial disparities and advocates for holistic admissions programs that address inequality and consider race along with other aspects of identity.
275 implied HN points • 15 May 23
  1. The University of Minnesota at Morris has a unique history with a diverse student body.
  2. Controversies arise over diversity and enrollment in colleges like UMN Morris.
  3. Colleges in rural areas like UMN Morris have the potential to bridge divides with their surrounding communities.
255 implied HN points • 10 May 23
  1. Interviewing political figures like Trump is necessary for coverage and can help understand their message to followers.
  2. Consideration is needed on how to cover a political figure like Trump, balancing live interviews with proper context and clarification.
  3. Media coverage of political figures needs to be proportional, providing a variety of voices and sources to avoid dominance by any one candidate.