Introduction — Why I Chose Medium Over WordPress and Blogger.

I will be using this blog as a way to keep track of the tools I use throughout the Journalism Technologies module of my music journalism degree. I have chosen to use Medium as it is a new platform for me; I haven’t heard of nor used it before. This gives me a greater chance to develop my skills and knowledge.

It is said Medium is used among media experts, but can also be seen as a very simple way of blogging — therefore, I hope that this will allow me to organise my ideas in a clear, yet professional way.

I think this site is smart and modern; alongside this, the ability to add photos to each post will act as a visual aid and help me to remember to a greater extent what was learnt over the term. I also like that this website has a feed — ‘For You’ tab — which enables me to keep up-to-date with my interests, and relevant news.

Finally, from the fact this website was created by Ev Williams, who also bought about Twitter — I believe I’ll feel comfortable updating this blog regularly, and that I’ll grow to appreciate it alike Ev’s social media site (which I have been able to connect to this blog).