A new study by an independent journalism auditor estimates that nearly fifty percent of Medium’s content is produced through automation.

Ever wonder why when you open up your Medium newsfeed and begin scrolling it often looks like the same 2–3 articles written over and over again? …


Identity deference is the same old prejudices repackaged as virtues.

I am a straight white male. I acknowledge that historically non-straight, non-male and non-white persons have been screwed over by some straight white males. But I didn’t do it. And the aforementioned screwing probably didn’t happen to you. …


A new wave of racial fetishism and deterministic thinking threatens to recreate conditions in which bigotry thrives.

There are roughly seven trillion articles on Medium about how wrong it is to say things like, “I don’t see color, just people.” These articles are full of anger, outrage and awkward suggestions…


Thoughts from a police abolitionist in the wake of George Floyd’s heinous murder by law enforcement thugs.

There are a few things I need tell you right up front. First of all, I have been a police critic and activist for years. I was once editor and chief contributor of…


Straightforward advice on how to thrive as a Medium contributor, or as a writer anywhere else in today’s media environment.

Know Your Audience

Prospering as a public wordsmith is astonishingly easy if you cater your message to a pre-selected audience. Knowing who you will be writing for will help you…


How to escape the scrutiny of the #MeToo movement by being too popular to fail.

The employers of Neil deGrasse Tyson, which include Hayden Planetarium, FOX and the Koch Brothers, have concluded their investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse made by three women. …


This morning I got my Medium earnings report for the month of October, a month in which I increased my reads by about one thousand percent and spent forty hours researching and writing articles that I thought might be more popular based on past stats. Despite this I earned less…


Hello friends, my name is Gerald Kent and I have been the mayor of Chillville for nine years. I love this community like it is my very own family, each and every one. In my second year of leadership there were two unfortunate incidents with our law enforcement branch that…

Joshua Scott Hotchkin

“I agree that nonsense makes perfect sense and that I am the Dungherder. I can put my foot right in the pile and get my slice-o-the pie.”

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