Platform or publisher? Medium keeps blurring the line

by Ricardo Bilton
The old question for tech platforms like Google and Yahoo was: Are you a platform or a publisher? For upstart Medium, the answer is clearly both. The blogging platform, founded by Twitter CEO Ev Williams, continues to blur the line between platform and publisher. While the likes of Condé Nast Traveler and Entertainment Weekly are playing platform, Medium has gone in the opposi ...Read the full article

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