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Online Publishing - A Short Comment
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wulfboy From: wulfboy Date: September 28th, 2004 08:19 am (UTC) (Link)
What do you think about online publications? Do you prefer TV, radio, print or online?

The only thing that stops me hailing online publications as a gift from the gods is the fact I lack an internet-capable computer that I can take to the toilet/in the bath with me. I get all my "news" these days through the internet, mainly from the BBC website - something I can thank assorted LJ-jockeys for if truth be told.

About the only printed-text reading I do these days are reading-for-pleasure and tabletop rulebooks (and I have most of the ones I use regularly in a .pdf format, ssssh don't tell anyone).

I doubt that the online publication stuff will ever completely replace the book - there are too many things that make a book "special" that the internet lacks - but apart from "reading for pleasure" I think it's likely that the online stuff will continue to grow.

Heck, I even like to read the odd bit of fan-fiction, and there's a lot of very funny people out there who write for me and me alone (or so it seems) who wouldn't have a hope in hell of getting published.

Plus porn of course
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