What creators can learn from the Writers Strike, Part 4: The ‘Blandification’ of Media
The arrival of AI chatbots is just the latest in a long line of industry attempts to sideline high-quality creativity in favor of productivity.
On Jun 1, 2023 by Lon Harris
To build a strong personal brand, look at your favorite creators
On May 31, 2023 by John-Michael Bond
‘League of Legends’ union refuses to play
In a historic moment for esports, ‘League of Legends’ pro players are walking out to demand Riot Games treats them better.
On May 30, 2023 by Steven Asarch
The history of Rumble: A problematic site with a troubling promise
Rumble has been signing banned streamers to try and bring new blood—but its alt-right pipeline is strong.
On May 26, 2023 by Steven Asarch
The Supreme Court just gave Google and Twitter a big win. Here’s what it means for digital creators.
In what was expected to be the blowout social media speech case regarding Section 230, the Court sidestepped any judgment on the ethics of content liability.
On May 25, 2023 by Henry Chandonnet
The troubling saga of Adin Ross copystriking smaller creators
Streamer Adin Ross has been in the news constantly for erroneously making copyright claims.
On May 24, 2023 by Steven Asarch
YouTube creators are fuming after Alex Edson’s alleged false copyright claims
The owner of the “Business Casual” channel is facing heat for issuing copyright strikes against his rivals.
On May 23, 2023 by Kelsey Weekman
A reflection on creator transformation: Once the king of edgy YouTube, iDubbbz apologizes for his past behavior
32-year-old Ian ‘iDubbbz’ Jomha was known for defending slurs and coming for other creators, but he wants to change.
On May 23, 2023 by Steven Asarch
How to find and customize green screen backgrounds
Make your background match your ambition.
On May 22, 2023 by John-Michael Bond
What creators can learn from the Writers Strike, Part 2: Solidarity and Community
No creator is an island.
On May 18, 2023 by Lon Harris
Elon Musk’s ‘free speech’ paradise turned Twitter into a hellscape
Twitter became Elon Musk’s personal sh**posting ground while caving to Turkey’s political censorship demands.
On May 17, 2023 by Steven Asarch
Creating with compassion: Manga writer Tony Weaver Jr. is fighting for diversity in the world of superheroes
The 29-year-old creator creates rich, fantastical worlds featuring diverse characters.
On May 16, 2023 by Marquis Taylor
Should creators start to worry about the rise of virtual and AI influencers?
Will a computer be the next big influencer?
On May 15, 2023 by Jen Glantz