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September 2000

September 29, 2000
Bigwords Launches Online Magazine
Space.com Announces Restructuring, Layoffs
Penton Acquires Streaming Media, Inc.
Tribune Ventures Invests In MarketResearch.com
Internet World Appoints Kate Dobson as Publisher

September 27, 2000
Yahoo Launches Experts Service
Oracle and ibooks.com Launch Online Bookstore
Chapbooks.com Forms Alliances With Educational Companies
Kodak Launches New Online Photo Website
IDG's Publish Magazine Launches New Editorial Mission

September 25, 2000
Borders Partners with Netkey For In-Store Kiosks
Bertelsmann and iSyndicate to Form European Joint Venture
Harry Potter Among 100 Most Challenged Books in Banned Books Week List
Harper Collins Children's Books Launches Narnia Website
Baker & Taylor Selects Digital Content Partners
Teen Vogue to Debut
Cygnus Business Media Launches WoodworkingPro.com
St. Anthony Publishing Names New Publisher

September 20, 2000
Barnes & Noble and Yahoo Announce Major Agreement
Frederick Forsyth Signs Ebook Deal With Online Originals
Music and Book Industries to Lose $4.6 Billion by 2005
Olympic Websites Traffic Soars After Opening Ceremony
Scott Edelman Named Editor-In-Chief of Science Fiction Weekly
Rough Guides Announces Travel Content Agreement With AOL
John Lively Named President and CEO of The Taunton Press
iTurf and Swell.com Announce Action Sports Partnership
Sherry L. Cady Named Editor-in-Chief of Astrobiology Journal
Internet Cool Guide Launches Website

September 18, 2000
Stale Content Keeps Online News Satisfaction Down
netLibrary and Fatbrain.com Form eBook Alliance
Space.com and MSNBC.com Sign Content Distribution Deal
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Names Nancy Telliho Publisher
Tradeweave Launches Online Apparel Industry Magazine
Light Reading Expands Optics Coverage
Penton Announces Launch of Medical Design News Magazine
Music.com Names Andy Gensler Managing Editor

September 15, 2000
Imagine Media Announces U.S. Debut of T3
Xoutdoors.com and NRA Announce Publishing Partnership
Kensington Rushes Bobby Knight Biography To Press
Dr. Dobb's Journal Launches Website for Macintosh Developers

September 13, 2000
Barnes & Noble.com Acquires Fatbrain.com
Variety Launches New Monthly, eV
Inside Magazine Names Senior Editorial Team
USAToday.com Announces Online Serialized Books
MediaBay and Books-A-Million Announce Alliance
Retek Inc. and Fairchild Publications Announce Partnership

September 11, 2000
Electronic Literature Directory Goes Live
Bill Cosby Ebook Leads iPublish.com's October List
Internet.com Acquries ClickZ.com
Beliefnet.com Forms Alliance With America Online
dbusiness.com Changes Name to LocalBusiness.com

September 8, 2000
Publishers Prepare For Coming Demand For Ebooks
Time Warner Acquires Africana.com
Open Source News Site Launches
Penton Media to Launch eService Provider
Gannett Acquires Louisiana Daily
Singer Joan Osborne Launches Webzine

September 6, 2000
Cahners Creates New Internet Division
Scribner to Publish Prologue of Robert Jordan Novel in eBook Format
Space.com Launches Space Illustrated And Acquires Space Industry Publication
VH1 and Pocket Books Announce Book Deal
The Orange County Register Acquires Coast Magazine

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