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March 2001

March 30, 2001
· Hallmark Channel Announces New Movies and Shows
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Music.com Magazine Debuts
· Borders.com Launches Magazine Newsstand
· Pearson Education to Integrate Digital Textbooks With CourseCompass
· MediaTec Publishing Debuts IT Contractor Magazine

March 27, 2001
· Random House to Acquire Prima Communications
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Times Mirror Magazines Becomes Time4 Media
· Broadway.com And Stagebill Announce Strategic Alliance
· Zondervan Named Exclusive Publisher of the Good News Bible
· InfoWorld Media Group Launches CTO Magazine
· Scholastic's Instructor Magazine Launches Offshoot Publication

March 23, 2001
· IUMA Acquired and Re-Launched by Vitaminic
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Barnes & Noble University Claims 200,000 Students
· Randall Publishing Purchases Cahners Magazines

March 21, 2001
· Salon.com To Charge For Ad Free Content
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Contentville and NWU Launch Online Licensing System
· Palm Acquires Peanutpress.com
· Hungry Minds Lets Customers Mix and Match Chapters
· Modern Bride Group Weds with MarryingMan.com
· HarperCollins Signs Deal With The C.S. Lewis Company

March 16, 2001
· Primedia Restructures Intertec and IndustryClick Units
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Borders Forms Alliance with Ingram For Fulfillment Services
· National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced
· Congressional Quarterly Launches New Website
· Book Sense Announces Book of the Year Finalists
· IDG Announces Agreement With Yahoo Industry Marketplaces

March 14, 2001
· GoReader and Harcourt Announce Ebook Agreement
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· PaperExchange Announces Partnership With Paperloop
· Amsale Launches Online Lifestyle Magazine For Women
· Bridge to Provide Financial News to ScreamingMedia

March 9, 2001
· Liberation and PlanetOut Cancel Merger Plans
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Was the Media's Coverage of the "IT" Invention Overdone?
· Work.com Will Cease Operations March 31
· FilmStew.com Launches Film and Television Industry Resource

March 7, 2001
· Netscape Toolbar Appears On AOL Time Warner Websites
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· National Lampoon Gets New Owners
· eBrandedBooks Splits Into Three Companies
· Inside Magazine To Provide More Information About IT Invention
· The American Spectator Relaunches
· Primedia Acquires Creating Keepsakes
· CMP Media Launches Transform Magazine
· Amazon.com Launches Free Music Downloads Community
· Digital Goods Signs Agreement With Mightywords
· Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalists Announced
· Nick.com Announces Content Agreement With Yahooligans

March 2, 2001
· Disney, Wenner Media, Form New Company
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Wall Street Journal, New York Times Increase Prices
· MacCentral.com to Absorb MacWeek.com
· Stars & Stripes Unveils Career Magazine for Military Personnel

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