Wednesday, August 16, 2023

August 16, 2023

Platishers Gone Wild


Arikia Millikan

6:00 pm

Pacific Time



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"Platishers" -- those hybrids between publishers, like Gawker, that allow anyone to create content, and platforms, such as Medium, with editorial staff and paid contributors, have been around for a while, but continue to present challenges to individuals and organizations looking to have a content presence outside their own sites or owned channels.

This talk will explore the challenges of content platform selection and the unintended consequences of choosing wrong. Some of the questions addressed include:

  • Is it a publication or a platform and why does it matter?
  • Do you know who owns the rights to your content when you publish on platforms or platishers?
  • What conditions must a platform have in order for it to be suitable for publishing?
  • What happens to your content when a Platisher folds?

About the speaker(s)

Arikia Millikan

Arikia Millikan is a Berlin-based journalist and the founder of CTRL+X, an editorial strategy consultancy. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Massive Alliance, an executive ghostwriting agency.

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