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October 2000

October 30, 2000
· Primedia and About.com Merge
· Williams-Sonoma Taste Magazine Launches
· JP Kids Announces Acquisition of react.com
· iExalt Completes Acquisition of Northwest Christian Journal

October 27, 2000
· Reed Elsevier, Thomson Acquire Harcourt
· Primedia Announces Inside New York Magazine
· The Boston Globe Starts Weekly Education Column
· 4Anything and TV Guide Form Content Alliance

October 26, 2000
· Barnes & Noble, BN.com Link Retail Efforts
· Gannett Acquires Equity Stake In Space.com
· Random House to Promote Books With Internet Greeting Cards
· The Hollywood Reporter Launches THR-East
· Becoming Family Magazine Debuts November 1st

October 23, 2000
· Time Inc. to Acquire Times Mirror Magazines
· Frankfurt eBook Award Winners Announced
· BET To Produce More Films Based on Arabesque Books
· Word of Mouth Partners With Newspapers
· Dr. Dobb's Journal Obtains Circulation From .EXE Magazine
· Hollinger International Acquires Copley's Chicago Newspapers

October 19, 2000
· Survivor Millionaire Richard Hatch Subject of New Expose
· BET.com And HarperCollins To Launch Books Channel
· Expedia Travels To Debut on Newsstands October 31st
· Epublisher Xlibris To Expand Into Europe
· HarperCollins Acquires to Novel by Gao Xingjian
· Cloudy Mountain Books Partners with RealRead

October 16, 2000
· Barnes & Noble Announces Free ISP
· Imagine Media Announces Fuse Magazine
· Discovery.com and Away.com Announce Strategic Partnership
· Yahoo Internet Life Announces Editorial Staff Additions
· Nettaxi.com and TheStreet.com in Content Syndication Agreement

October 13, 2000
· Gemstar-TV Guide Launches Gemstar Ebook
· Publishers Invest in Ebrary
· Wiley Partners With netLibrary and Lightning Source
· Americans Consider Museums Trustworthy Information Source
· TNT's Roughcut.com Gets Facelift
· Nerdworld.com Unveils Nerd Culture and Lifestyle Website
· GenomeWeb.com Launches Web News Service
· Siebert Financial Purchases Two Women's Financial Sites

October 10, 2000
· Primedia Acquires the Kagan Group
· WSJ.com Passes Half Million Subscriber Milestone
· Barnes & Noble and Writer's Digest Announce Writing Workshops
· eNovel.com to Acquire Instant Novelist Site
· Busy Teens Want More Time to Read
· UpsideToday.com Signs Deal With Salon.com
· NiaOnline Launches Website for African-American Women
· theCubicle.com Launches Semiconductor Ezine

October 6, 2000
· Booker Prize 2000 Shortlist Announced
· Thomas Nelson Launches Ebook Publishing Program
· Open eBook Forum Announces New Initiatives
· VS&A Communications Acquires Phillips Business Information
· FHM Collections to Launch in the U.S.
· Kozmo.com to Deliver USA Today
· Fictionwise.com Signs Harlan Ellison for Short Stories
· Rapaport Launches Jewelry Connoisseur Magazine

October 2, 2000
· About, Inc. Enters the B2B Market
· Frankfurt eBook Awards Finalists Announced
· Worth Interactive Launches Website
· Kiko Partners With Zoobooks Animal Encyclopedias
· Steven Grune Named Publisher of Country Living
· National Instruments Launches New Online Magazine

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