Why Medium’s layoffs coverage reflects media’s skewed barometer of news

Technology media, like media in general, in more recent times has always been happy to jump on the populist news bandwagon. The more consumer news is easy to cover, especially if it involves a billionaire founder, a sizzling platform and lots of venture capital. It generates a lot of attention. A perfect example is the recent story around the Medium layoffs and the company’s strategy shift, which if I were to bet, I would say will probably be centered around subscriptions. Continue reading “Why Medium’s layoffs coverage reflects media’s skewed barometer of news”