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Medium adds value to subscriptions with article audio recordings

on May 19, 2017 | 0 comments

By John McCarthy

Online publishing platform Medium is bolstering its paid subscriptions by making available audio recordings of the best performing stories on the site.

It a push for relevance and to attract users to its paywall, the company is adding features in a “push for a new model where contributors are rewarded based on value rather than clicks”.

The company claims that some of the top pieces of content will be “professionally recorded” by a real person, side-stepping the artificial vocal inclinations of home assistants like the Amazon Echo.

The feature ads a new dimension for other publishers to consider Read full story ›

Source: The Drum