Why Your Medium Membership Is So Important

The Economic Cycle Of The Media

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The Gazette of the United States — a paper supporting George Washington.

The Party Press

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The icon of the Penny Press — the newspaper boy.

The Yellow Press

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It’s about to get better, partially thanks to these gentlemen.

The Modern Press

If a journalist can’t afford to research for weeks at a time, only to abandon the whole issue once she finds it’s not newsworthy, she can never be a great journalist.

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And we’re back to square one — page views.

The Online Press

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Sisyphus at work. Probably selling news subscriptions.

Why Selling Subscriptions Is Such A Shitty, But Important Job

Before the internet, no written information was free.

After the internet, all written information was free.

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You are what you eat.

Medium Is Food For Your Brain

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The real reason.

The Most Important Part We’re Missing

When you choose to pay for a Medium Membership, you are choosing to fund other people’s dreams.

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