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May 2002

May 31, 2002
· Washingtonpost.com Closes Newsbytes; Launches TechNews.com
· The Net Economy Ceases Publication
· Yahoo News To Offer Paid Archives From NYTimes.com
· Weekly Reader Announces New Line of Reading Instruction Books
· Transcontinental Media Acquires Gardening Publisher
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes

May 29, 2002
· Consumers More Reluctant to Pay For Online Services Than Content
· New Asia-Pacific Fashion Magazine Launching in July
· 60,000 Attend E3Expo 2002 Gaming Trade Show
· Freelance Reporter Wins $1000 Jane Croly/GFWC Journalism Prize
· Daredevil Comic Headed for the Big Screen
· Columbia Acquires Rights to Deus Ex PC Game
· Copyright Clearance Center Unveils Rightslink Permissions
· Internet Fraud Lurks in Your Inbox

May 24, 2002
· Nicholas Evans Signs Two Book Deal with Penguin Putnam
· AAP CEO Says Publishing Industry's "Demise" Greatly Exaggerated
· IGN Publishes Monthly Online Game Review Magazine
· Marketing & Technology Group Launches Plate
· MediaTec Publishing Launches CLO Magazine
· Chicago Historical Society Puts Studs Terkel Collection Online
· Cygnus Business Media Acquires Frozen Food Age
· Wolters Kluwer Acquires Charles D. Spencer & Associates
· 14th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Announced
· 2002 Agatha Award Winners Announced
· Nebula Award Winners Announced
· Firecracker Alternative Book Award Winners Announced
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes

May 17, 2002
· Information Today Acquires Online, Inc. Assets
· Infotonic Launches Web Hosting Trade Resource
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes

May 13, 2002
· Universal and Imagine to Mine Playboy Archives for Film Ideas
· Settlement Reached Regarding The Wind Done Gone
· Xerox Offers Color Print-on-Demand Printing System
· Open eBook Forum Launches Public Awareness Campaign
· Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt Hero Headed for the Big Screen
· New Independent Video Game Production Company Launches
· Palm and OverDrive to Expand Palm Reader Distribution

May 10, 2002
· Plus-sized Fashion Magazine Coming to Newsstands
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Tech Industry Veterans Launch Gryphon Films
· Cygnus Business Media to Launch VDV World Magazine

May 9, 2002
· R.R. Bowker Releases U.S. Book Production Statistics
· Monster and Ziff Davis Announce Marketing Alliance
· 2002 National Magazine Award Winners Announced
· Franklin to Distribute Ebooks from Warner Books
· Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners Announced
· Google Gaining On Yahoo According to StatMarket
· American Lawyer Media To Integrate Law.com Content

May 3, 2002
· R.R. Bowker Acquires PubNet
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Scribner to Publish Hemingway's Books in Ebook Format
· Study: Newspapers Top Online Source for Local News
· Liebert Launches Lymphatic Research and Biology

May 2, 2002
· U.S. Copyright Office Website Undergoes Redesign
· Scholastic Acquires Teacher's Friend Publications
· Borders Announces 2002 Original Voices Award Winners
· IACP Cookbook Award Winners Announced

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