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Writing-Related news, gleaned from safe sources
 
Much of the news comes from writing-related e-newsletters.  Some comes from Google's specific news section, which comes as e-mail.  Occassionally, excerpts from local newspapers is added when applicable.
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Two Journalists Killed Every Week

http://www.newssafety.com/stories/insi/KillingtheMessenger.pdf

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Barnes & Noble may buy Borders: Mega-bookseller Barnes & Noble is considering buying its top competitor, Borders Group. Investors, however, are wondering whether antitrust issues would allow the deal to go through.

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POD publisher files suit against Amazon: POD publisher BookLocker.com is filing a class action lawsuit against Amazon, alleging breach of US antitrust law. The move comes after Amazon's recent attempts to force POD publishers to use its own on-demand printer, Booksurge. 

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Booklocker sues Amazon over Booksurge rule

http://www.writersweekly.com/the_latest_from_

angelahoycom/004610_04022008.html

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Cricket, Spider and Ladybug Magazines Launch New Web Sites for Kids

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/6/prweb1043784.htm

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WetPaint allows web users publish together

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Wetpaint-857965.html

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Kentucky Editor Faces Criminal Complaint After Publishing  

 Photo of ...
Editor & Publisher - USA
The complaint alleges that Lewis "violated the confidentiality of a juvenile court proceeding" by taking the photo April 22 and publishing it May 1. ...
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Publishing Industry Won’t Let OJ Simpson Profit From Murder Tales ...
Jossip - New York,NY,USA
[AP] So, let’s get this logic correct: When OJ wants to write a fictional book confessing his sins, and profit from its sales, the publishing industry ...
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Muskegon publisher takes on JK Rowling
MLive.com - MI,USA
Chronicle file photoRoger Rapoport owns RDR Books, an independent publishing company based in Muskegon. He is embattled in a lawsuit over publication of the ...
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DOG MAGAZINES
Dog Channel - Irvine,CA,USA
See what’s in the latest issues of popular dog magazines like DOG FANCY, Dog World, Dogs for Kids, and Dogs in Review. DOG FANCY is the world's most ...
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