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July 2001

July 27, 2001
· Reader's Digest Reorganizes its U.S. Book Business
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· AOL Time Warner to Acquire IPC
· Amazon to Power Waterstone's Website
· First Lady Unveils Plans for National Book Festival
· Wadsworth Acquires Political Science Textbook List From Holtzbrinck

July 25, 2001
· CNET Plans To Reduce Workforce By 15%
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Adobe Calls for Release of Russian Programmer
· Audible Cuts Workforce by 40%
· AOL Makes $100 Million Equity Investment in Amazon
· Disney to Purchase Fox Family Worldwide
· Dearborn Trade Publishing Adds Marketing and Sales Books
· iVillage Inc. Acquires Business Women's Network

July 20, 2001
· Britannica.com to Launch Premium Service
· Webby Award Winners Announced
· Easyriders Inc. Files Chapter 11
· Newspaper Websites Award Winners Announced
· Amazon.com Launches e-Documents Store

July 18, 2001
· Media and Information Industry M&A Volume Rises
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· USA Networks to Purchase Controlling Stake in Expedia
· KnightRidder.com Changes Name to Knight Ridder Digital
· Samsung to Manufacture AOLTV Set-Top Boxes
· Advanstar and Behindthechair.com Announce Strategic Alliance
· HGTV and Martha Stewart Living Sign Programming Agreement

July 13, 2001
· Salon Sells 10,000 Premium Subscriptions
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Fodor's Debuts Travel Ebooks
· netLibrary Enters Distribution Alliance With Baker & Taylor
· Alternative Newsweekly Award Winners Announced
· Production on Sci Fi Channel Miniseries "Taken" Set to Begin
· Sony Subsidiary Takes Equity Stake in eUniverse

July 12, 2001
· Random House Denied Injunction Against RosettaBooks
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Snowball Launches Subscription Services
· Five California Literary Agents Unite to Form LitWest
· Reciprocal and Baker & Taylor Sign Digital Content Agreement
· InformationWeek.com Launches Online Editorial Community

July 10, 2001
· Individual Investor Magazine Ceases Publication
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· MarketWatch.com Ends Reports of Click-Through Rates
· HBO Announces Web-Only Mystery Series
· ALM Launches Redesigned National Law Journal

July 6, 2001
· NWU Files New Lawsuit And Launches Publicity Campaign
· CMP Announces Addition of The Perl Journal
· Borders Announces Original Voices Award Winners

July 3, 2001
· Primedia To Acquire Emap USA
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Martha Stewart Kids Debuts
· Gullane Entertainment to Acquire Guinness World Records
· iCopyright Launches iCopyright Publisher Central
· MetroToday Scheduled To Launch in Toronto

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