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- Electronic publication is more environmentally sustainable, as each additional copy does not require additional material inputs
- As access to the internet becomes ubiquitous worldwide, material copies of literature will lose value and become anachronisms of an earlier age.
- Electronic literature takes up less space than paper.
- Electronic literature is more mobile than paper.
- Electronic literature can automatically update to new editions, saving end-consumers significantly, especially students purchasing textbooks.
- The cost to distribute paper literature is absurd compared to electronic literature.
- Advertisements in electronic media can be adjusted to suit the particular reader, rather than the readership in general, making ads more attractive and thus more valuable.
- The explosion of self-publication rewards electronic media; self-published works are more easily accessible to the electronic-based consumer, as many of these are printed to-order.
- As electronic media becomes available on more devices (phones, tablets, computers, TVs, etc), the audience will become broader and broader.
- The best and fastest forms of news today exist only on the Internet; blogs, Twitter, etc. To be well-informed one must read digitally.
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