Zine is short for "fanzine." A zine is self-expression, in booklet form, without much regard for profit. You can go to the zinewiki for a fuller definition and history, but remember; zines are self-published and mean something to the person who makes them.
What isn’t a zine?
First of all, zines are not blogs.
A good guide for what isn’t a zine comes from Zinelibraries.info who say that these factors help them determine what isn’t a zine:
Not a zine. (2007) Retrieved from http://zinelibraries.info/2009/03/18/not-a-zine/.
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