Communication Magazine /
Volume 1, Number 8 / December 1, 1994 / Page 2
by John December
The Web and Net as a new medium
for communication is spreading
to new contexts.
In "Beyond the Press Release: the Web as a
CMC Magazine Chief Correspondent
reports on the role the Web played in Senator Edward Kennedy's
campaign as well as
in ongoing communication with his constituents.
Stephen Ward looks at the role
of the Internet in the Business Community.
and David Strom describes how the Net can be used in
A chapter from
Michael Strangelove's new book,
How to Advertise on the Internet
examines the shift in
Wendy Pepping also
how the Net transforms
This issue includes a new item--a review of a CMC-related
review of Megabyte University (MBU-L)--Computers
and Writing list.
Also, there are some new items for the "From the Nets" department:
a tour in search of trivia and TV,
a more informal road trip,
and a short waves notebook.
I want to thank the following people who have provided
advice or guidance, or
have reviewed or critiqued articles during this year (some of
these articles did not appear in Volume 1).
- Laura J. Gurak
University of Minnesota,
Department of Rhetoric,
Scientific and Technical Communication Program
- Jean-Claude Guedon
- Professor of Comparative Literature,
University of Montreal
- Leslie Harris
- Assistant Professor,
Department of English, Susquehanna University
- Dave Taylor
- Educational Computing, Purdue University
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