One Year Later, Medium Is Changing the Way Its Writers Write and Its Readers Read

By: Melanie Stone | PBS Mediashift

It was just more than a year ago that Ev Williams and Biz Stone created the publishing platform Medium.

The Internet officially met the site in August 2012, and since then, Medium’s popularity has grown enough for even the most skeptical media watchers to use the word “momentum.” Medium is still an enigma, however — in how it works (a mysterious algorithm “curates” stories for readers), in its business model, and in what it holds for the future of journalism.


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