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What Curators Look for in a Story

Medium’s Curation Guidelines get an update

“What we’re looking for in curation” is not prescriptive — each story is unique and might have a completely different feel from another story in the same topic, and that’s great. We want to leave plenty of room for individual creativity.

As a refresher, Medium’s Curation Guidelines are your source to understand what curators are looking for when they make the decision to curate a story. These are based on insights across the platform on what makes a quality story. When a story is curated, it is eligible to be distributed further across Medium surfaces.

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