By Julian Tu. Magazines and Journals. Brief Intro. Where did the word Magazine come from? Magazine and Journals Magazine and the new era (E-Zine) Similarities between the new and old generation magazine. Magazine?.
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By Julian Tu Magazines and Journals
Brief Intro • Where did the word Magazine come from? • Magazine and Journals • Magazine and the new era (E-Zine) • Similarities between the new and old generation magazine.
Magazine? • 1575–85 – Storehouse or storehouse of information “[French] magasin < [Italian] magazzino < [Arabic] makhāzin” (dictionary.com). • Today, it is a periodically issued collection that contains essays, stories, poems, photographs and drawings. (by different people) • A magazine usually subjects in a theme. (Ex. sport, health or history)
The First Magazine • First published in 1731-1907 (5 series) • Found by Edward Cave, London • Originally Called Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer • Edward Cave edited under the name “Sylvanus Urban” • (http://www.alanmann.com/class/files/GENTLMAG.pdf)
Popular Articles/Scholarly Journals • Difference in writing style: • Scholarly Journals: “Field-specific language/jargon, requires reader to be in touch with other research in the field.” • Popular Magazine Articles: “Written in everyday language accessible to any generally knowledgeable reader.” (www6.wittenberg.edu)
Online Magazine • Online magazine: e-zine, webzine, cyberzine, hyperzine and so on.
Who First Created E-zine? • Still being debated (Wiki) • Cult of the Dead Cow, cDc, claims to have publish the first e-zine, 1984 (individual article publication) • 1985, Phrack started to produce collections of articles in a similar manner to a printed magazine.
Cow Feed cDc communications
Who is willing to Read Ezine? • People with interest in focuses in certain e-zine(s). (Ex. Sports, health, games) • People who are looking to discuss the interest in real time (author or other readers)
Phrack.com First site to publish e-zine in a printed Magazine format.
Evolution of Ezine • By writers for writers e-zine: authors write for readers to read. Community: writers write for other writers to read. (similar to forums) Ex. Themestream.com – They are closed down due to their lack of resources to keep the site up.
The Old and The New • Their main revenue is sourced in advertisements. • Printed magazines receives some income from sales of products. • Most e-zine are “free” <read with out subscription> They highly depend on web Ads and affiliations.
E-Journals • Most Journal sites requires a log in. • http://ejournals.emory.edu/
Credit • http://www.freesticky.com/stickyweb/articles/themestreamcloses.asp • www.pickeringchatto.com • www.wikipedia.org • www.bodley.ox.ac.uk • Dictionary.com • http://www.digital-archive.org • http://www.cultdeadcow.com/ • http://wwww.Phrack.com • http://tools.devshed.com/c/a/Website-Content/Themestreamcom-is-closing-its-doors/ • http://lib.utsa.edu • http://ejournals.emory.edu/ • http://www.alanmann.com