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August 2002

August 23, 2002
· AOL To Restructure Time Warner Entertainment
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Billboard and Broadjam Announce Music Search Portal
· The Associated Press Acquires Capitol Wire
· Bowker Adds Bookwraps to Bookseller Data Feeds
· Gale Acquires Children's Division of Sleeping Bear Press
· Trellix Adds Weblog Management Product
· ValCom, Inc. Acquires Brentwood Magazine
· DreamWorks Developing Film Based on Comic Strip
· Filming Commences On Matchstick Men

August 21, 2002
· Washingtonpost.com Now Requires Registration
· Walden Media Hires Shrek Director to Helm Narnia Film
· Target and Amazon.com Expand Online Target Store
· Ellen Degeneres To Publish Book With Simon & Schuster
· Fictionwise.com and eBooks.com Add Microsoft Reader Format
· Learn.com Acquires Learn2's Elearning Content

August 16, 2002
· Pearson Education Acquires Abrams Art History Textbooks
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Homeland Protection Professional Magazine Launches
· Vivendi Universal Establishes New Game Development Studio
· Sun-Sentinel to Publish Weekly Spanish Language Newspaper
· Greater Cincinnati People Magazine Launches in September
· OverDrive Launches Ebook Search Tool

August 9, 2002
· Alpinist Magazine To Debut in Late Fall 2002
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· U.S. Shonen Jump Anime Magazine Previewed At Comic-Con
· DogFriendly.com Launches Monthly Online Magazine
· Cooksmuse.com Offers Ideas for Cooks

August 6, 2002
· Report Reveals Top 25 Paid Content Websites
· 2002 Christy Award Winners Announced
· 2002 Rita Award Winners Announced
· Consulting Psychologists Press Renamed CPP, Inc
· NAA Honors Best Newspaper Websites
· Vibe/Spin and Yahoo Announce Content Deal
· TheStreet.com Launches RealMoney Pro Advisor
· ID Four Teams With Swung Inc. To Expand Publishing Endeavors

August 2, 2002
· Chicago Tribune Buys Chicago Magazine From Primedia
· Publishing Industry Soundbytes
· Time4 Media Acquires Warren Miller Films
· iVillage to Eliminate Pop-up Advertisements
· USA Today's Baseball Weekly Renamed Sports Weekly
· 2002 National Book Festival To Be Held October 12

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