increased readership and possibility of attention from agents
web journals have more space for showcased work and so can accept more
editors are not driven by money and so can accept more unestablished writers
reading off of a screen- awkward and unpleasant for most
more accessible writing= more chance of plagarizing, how do writers protect their work?
debate over whether online pubs take a lower standard
online pub credits may be taken less seriously on your writers CV
masthead and editor's credentials
archives of past issues
check who has written for them
use interviews with print mags- tactile relationship with the text, concerns over quality, editorial skill, restrictions that make print magazines more careful over what they print and also only the good ones survive the competition.
this is mentioned in writers news article on online fiction.
ask keir about the site that lets you see websites as they used to be in the past.
NAWE, links sections of prestigious online magazines.
anyone- the internet is a free market- blogging, twitter, notes on social networking sites and cheap hosting for own websites, software for building websites so that knowledge of coding is defunct.