Meg, this is news to me, haven’t come across this particular lever. My best course of action is usually to email yourfriends@medium.zendesk.com for clarification.

Based on your description, it is yet another means for Medium to steer stories behind the paywall, rather than to change the payout model.

But it does raise questions — I’ll check it out myself.

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