Medium Is Becoming a Major Platform, for Better or Worse

On June 1, Grantland came back—sort of. Seven months after ESPN shut Grantland down for good, The Ringer, Bill Simmons’s new publication, went live. The stories were the same creative, indulgent fare you’d find on Grantland, but the look was very different. It was more of a blog than a website. In other words, it was Medium. The Ringer isn’t the only name-brand media operation to turn to Medium.Read the full article