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January 2003

January 31, 2003
· McClatchy Company Joins the Real Cities Network
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Newspaper Ad Revenues Declined in 2002
· Ted Turner to Step Down in May
· HarperCollins To Sell PerfectBound Ebooks to Libraries
· H.E. Harris Acquires Whitman Coin Guides From St. Martin's

January 29, 2003
· ALA Announces 2003 Newbery and Caldecott Medals
· National Lampoon Network Announces Lineup For First TV Season
· Infotrieve Acquires Assets of TheScientificWorld
· Dutton Children's Books to Publish Walter the Farting Dog
· Hyperion Announces Book Deal With Daughter Of Irish PM

January 24, 2003
· Electronic Media Becomes TelevisionWeek
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Everyones Internet Acquires HostingTech Magazine
· OverDrive and Fictionwise Target Library Market
· Balance Magazine Launches to Help People Get Organized
· Stephen King to Publish Pop-Up Book
· Delmar Learning Acquires Frontline Publishing
· Wiley Selects MindLeaders to Produce For Dummies Elearning

January 17, 2003
· U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Copyright Extension
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Steve Case Steps Down as AOL Time Warner Chairman
· Scholastic Acquires Rights to Gooosebumps From Parachute Press
· Fifth Harry Potter Novel To Be Published in June
· Reed Business Information Forms New Book Publishing Unit
· iUniverse to Invest in Books That Show Promising Sales

January 10, 2003
· Tommy Mottola Leaves Sony Music For New Venture
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· R.R. Bowker Assumes Operations of Pubnet
· HarperCollins' Authors to Join Reading Group Discussions
· Reader's Digest Launches Website for Dieters
· FAST Now Indexes MS Word Documents

January 3, 2003
· Vivendi Universal Completes Houghton Mifflin Sale
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Light Reading Acquires Boardwatch Magazine
· Spyglass and DreamWorks Announce Production Deal
· Information Today Acquires Streaming Media, Inc.
· CWM and Paramount Pictures Announce Three-Year Picture Deal
· VentureWire and Technology Review Launch Newsletter

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