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Stuff you can't learn in B-school: LARRY CHIANG

Ev Williams’ Medium is Blogging for the 9%

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What is Medium? I get asked this question frequently. Not by people who write on Medium, or people who read Medium, but by people who feel like their professions might be impacted by Medium. Namely the media industry, investors, content marketers and professional writers. Evan Williams’ involvement is certainly part of the intrigue but I don’t think fully explains the interest. Rather the desire for explanation comes from a series of seeming contradictions that left people trying to define something still evolving in front of them. A publishing tool, but one which pays some of its contributors. A technology company, but one which hires editors and agents. An agnostic platform, but one which heavily promotes showcase content. Medium is a platypus!

Recently though I’ve settled on how I describe Medium: it’s a magazine created by the 9%. I know, that’s not really clear without explanation. Let me start with…

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Written by Larry Chiang

November 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm

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