You may think I exaggerate, but I’ve heard more than one respected colleague opine that publishing in Medium invalidates everything we independent content producers care about and represent; that it destroys all our good works with but one stroke of the Enter button.
It’s still happening, 9 months later — eg:
Anywhere but Medium
Last night I posted a tweet: “Next time you want to post an essay to Medium, do the open web a favor and post it…
by Dave Winer ☮ . The trick, in my view, is not to republish blindly, but to use the opportunity to further develop your ideas: