IDG Takes Home Unprecedented 32 Awards From The 2001 Business Publication Editors’ National Competition

BOSTON, MA – JUNE 25, 2001 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading IT media and information services company, today announced it took home an unprecedented 32 awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors' (ASBPE) National Awards Ceremony held June 21 in Boston.


IDG's Web properties dominated the ASBPE Web Awards, winning more than any other publisher, including "Best Interactive Community," "Best Original Web Commentary," and "Best Web News Section." Overall, Computerworld and PC World won an impressive seven awards each, while CIO Magazine and Network World were also both honored with gold-medal finishes including "Best Case History" and "Best Feature Article" respectively.

"This year's 32 awards – especially our breakthrough performance on the Web – rightly honor our deserving and dedicated team of journalists and designers," said Kelly Conlin, IDG president and CEO. "This confirms IDG's continued commitment to delivering hard-hitting, accurate and insightful technology information that impacts our audiences, both in print and online. We appreciate the ASBPE for recognizing these outstanding accomplishments."

IDG publications were honored by the ASBPE in the following categories:

National Awards (80,000+ circulation)

· First Place (Gold), Case History: CIO Magazine, "Money Pit"

· First Place (Gold), Feature Article: Network World, "The Omega Files"

· First Place (Gold), News Section: PC World, "Top of the News"

· First Place (Gold), Regular Column, Contributed: Computerworld, "A Strategy for the Right Service Levels," "Who Gets the Risk?"

· First Place (Gold), Regular Column, Staff Written: Computerworld, "Bricks and Clicks"

· First Place (Gold), Single News Article: Network World, "Web Attachers Run Roughshod"

· First Place (Gold), Contents Page or Pages: Darwin, August/September 2000

· First Place (Gold), Front Cover News Tabloid: Computerworld, June 12, 2000

· First Place (Gold), New Publication Design: Darwin, June/July 2000

· First Place (Gold), Overall Typography: Darwin, June/July 2000

· Second Place (Silver), Feature Series: Computerworld, "100 Best Places to Work in IT"

· Second Place (Silver), Government Coverage: CIO, October 15 and November 15, 2000

· Second Place (Silver), How-To Article: PC World, "Destination Windows 2000"

· Second Place (Silver), New Publication: Darwin, June/July 2000

· Second Place (Silver), News Section: InfoWorld, May 1, 2000

· Second Place (Silver), Regular Column, Staff Written: InfoWorld, "Net Prophet"

· Second Place (Silver), Technical Article: PC World, "The Paper Chase"

· Third Place (Bronze), Government Coverage: Computerworld, June 5 and June 12, 2000

· Third Place (Bronze), Special Supplement: Computerworld, "Emerging Companies 2001"

IDG web sites were honored by the ASBPE in the following categories:

· First Place (Gold), Interactive Community: CIO,

· First Place (Gold), Original Web Commentary: PC World,

· First Place (Gold), Original Web Feature: PC World,

· First Place (Gold), Original Web News Section: Computerworld,

· Second Place (Silver), Interactive Community:,

· Second Place (Silver), Original Web Commentary: Linux World,

· Second Place (Silver), Original Web Feature: PC World,

· Second Place (Silver), Original Web News Section: PC World,

· Second Place (Silver), Overall Web Publication: Network World,

· Third Place (Bronze), Interactive Community: Network World,

· Third Place (Bronze), New Web Publication:,

· Third Place (Bronze), Original Web News Section: Network World,

· Third Place (Bronze), Overall Web Publication: CIO,

Founded in 1964, the ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade and specialty press. The ASBPE National Awards honor a commitment to excellence by trade publication editors and graphic designers. Earlier this month, IDG publications were honored regionally at Eastern and Western awards ceremonies.

About International Data Group (IDG)

Headquartered in Boston, International Data Group (IDG) informs more people worldwide about information technology than any other company in the world. With annual revenues of $3.1 billion, IDG is the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and events. IDG publishes more than 300 newspapers and magazines and 4,000 book titles in 80 countries, led by the Computerworld /InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, PC World, and CIO global product lines. IDG offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 300 targeted websites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events in 35 countries, and its research arm IDC provides computer industry research and analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at


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