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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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It's easy to call a sweater a sweater, but there are different kinds of sweaters (cardigan, pullover, and so on). In the same respect, there are many kinds of email broadcasts. The general umbrella term for an independently published document is zine. This word's concept predates computer distribution; people have been circulating various works using “unconventional” methods for decades. When the Internet started gaining popularity, e-zines (electronic zines) began to pop up. An e-zine can be delivered via email or simply put up on the Web (thus becoming a webzine). It's distributed in an electronic fashion, and that's all it needs to be in order to have that little e affixed to it. So, we've got this blanket term—now how many ...

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