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May 2001

May 29, 2001
· CBS Dealt a Blow In Survivor Lawsuit
· Still Waiting for Outcome of Ebook Rights Suit
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Internet.com Finalizes Name Change to INT Media Group
· Pages Magazine To Hit Newstands in July
· WriteRead.com Acquires AbsoluteWrite.com
· Primedia Acquires gURL.com Assets

May 25, 2001
· Court Lifts Ban On The Wind Done Gone
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· WH Smith To Roll Out Airport Ebook Stores
· The Wall Street Journal to Serialize Novel
· Netscape Launches Netbusiness Magazine
· Ask Jeeves Acquires Etour Assets
· Ziff Davis Media Launches CIO Insight

May 22, 2001
· AOL Time Warner's Greg Voynow Talks Ebooks
· Microsoft and Media Companies Support The Wind Done Gone
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Britannica Consolidates Print and Web Operations
· Harvard Business Review Signs Digital Distribution Deal

May 18, 2001
· Amazon.com Launches In Theaters
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Authors Guild Disapproves of IPublish.com Contract
· Hachette Filipacchi and Alloy Partner for Elle Girl Website
· Netronics Magazine Publishes Premiere Issue

May 16, 2001
· Black Newspaper Publishers Announce Website Initiative
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Adobe Targets Higher Education With Launch of eBook U
· iUniverse.com and Microsoft Press to Offer Custom Books Program
· Ebrary Offers Its Content to Channel Partners
· CMP Media Launches Information Appliances Website
· Voyagi Launches Magazine Targeting Self-Service Retail Market
· MC Magazine Renamed Technology Marketing
· Efashion.com Launches Fashion Content Search Engine

May 11, 2001
· Web Trounces Magazines as Preferred Information Source
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· New Website Hosts Science and Religion Dialogue
· EA Signs Publishing Agreement With Fox Interactive

May 9, 2001
· New Contract Approved by WGA Board
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· ForeWordreviews.com To Charge For Book Reviews
· Ebrary To Provide Digital Reproductions of Historical Documents
· 2000 Nebula Award Winners Announced
· Rough Guides Launches Travel Guide Ebooks

May 4, 2001
· Disney To Expand ABC.com
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Ebay Partners With Newspapers For Local Classified Listings
· Google Provides Access to Full Usenet Archives
· National Magazine Award Winners Announced
· Digital Goods To Wind Down Operations

May 2, 2001
· AOL Time Warner Launches iPublish.com
· Harcourt to Publish Interactive Textbooks Using CRQ Technology
· HarperCollins Acquires Rights to Elmore Leonard Books
· WCities to Provide Content to CondeNet Brands
· DreamWorks Acquires Rights to Pratchett's Bromeliad Trilogy
· Los Angeles Times Names Book Prize Winners

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