All of this is true, and something I’ve been oblivious to as I have been buried deep in cleansing my drive of digital hoarding.

I agree with everything you have said and I’d also like to add that the Member’s newsletter each week is the exact same stories being shoved down my throat on the homepage. Like, show me something different, the little guy, the reason I’m here please. I pay the membership fee so I can compensate the writers I love reading, the stories I enjoy and not what Medium has determined for me.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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