TITLE

BARBED WIRED

AUTHOR(S)
Chapman, Gary
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;1/9/95-1/16/95, Vol. 212 Issue 2/3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the periodical "Wired," which emphasizes counterculture in digital communications in the United States. Entry into the world of hackers, virtual reality makers, Internet surfers, and multimedia computer artists; Circulation of 100,000 in the first two years; Layout's influence on trends in magazine design; First successful publication to address social and cultural effects of information technology; Disengagement from difficult problems facing post-industrial societies; Excessive narcissism.
ACCESSION #
9501047649

 

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