IDG Wins 36 Awards at 2002 American Society of Business Publications Editors’ National Awards Ceremony

BOSTON, MA – JUNE 21, 2002 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading technology media company, today announced it captured 36 national awards, including Publication of the Year for its CIO Magazine, at the American Society of Business Publication Editors' (ASBPE) National Awards Ceremony held June 20 in Chicago.


As Magazine of the Year, CIO consistently demonstrates excellence in the areas of both editorial and graphics. This year, for the first time, ASBPE named two "honorable mentions" for Magazine of the Year, and PC World won in the Best Overall Publication (80,00 or more) category. In addition, IDG's Computerworld, InfoWorld, PC World, Network World, Macworld, and CIO captured a total of 36 awards, more than any other technology publisher this year. Overall IDG properties dominated the ASBPE Awards, winning more than 80 regional and national awards.

"This year's 80 awards for IDG rightly honor our deserving and dedicated team of journalists and designers," said Kelly Conlin, president and CEO of IDG. "This once again confirms our continued commitment to providing accurate and insightful information that impacts technology readers, both in print and online."

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


Gold, Feature Article: PC World, "Best Free Stuff Online," March 2001

Gold, Opening Page or Spread: PC World, "Ultimate PC Troubleshooting Guide," April 2001 issue

Gold, Front Cover-News Tabloid: Computerworld, "Major League CIO's," May 2001

Gold, Information Graphics: InfoWorld, June 4, 2001 issue

Silver, Front Cover-News Tabloid: Computerworld, "Smart Storage," October 2001

Silver, Publication Redesign, InfoWorld, May 14, 2001 issue

Bronze, Feature Article: PC World, "Net Threats 2001," May 2001

Bronze, Front Cover-News Tabloid: Computerworld, "Navigating a Nightmare," Sept. 2001

Bronze, Information Graphics: PC World, November 2001 issue

Bronze, Opening Page or Spread: CIO, "Calling Mars," February 15, 2001 issue


Gold, Technical Article, CIO, "The Secret to Software Success," May 2001

Gold, How-to Article, Darwin Magazine, "The Kindest Cuts," September 2001

Gold, Regular Column, Contributed, Darwin Magazine, "Ecosystem," June 2001, November 2001

Gold, News Section, Computerworld, September 10, 2001 News

Gold, Special Section, PC World, "Net Threats 2001: How to Spot Them, How to Stop Them," May 2001

Silver, Case History, CIO, "What Went Wrong at Cisco?,"August 1, 2001 issue

Silver, How-to Article, PC World, "Ultimate PC Troubleshooting Guide," April 2001

Silver, Regular Department, PC World, "Top 100," Sept, Oct, Nov 2001

Silver, Regular Column, Staff Written, Network World, "Net Buzz," February 5, 2001; July 30, 2001

Silver, Technical Article, PC World, "Peer-to-Peer Gets Down to Business," May 2001

Bronze, Feature Series, Macworld, "Old Mac, New Tricks," June, July, August 2001

Bronze, Regular Column, Contributed, CIO, "Total Leadership," April 1, 2001; October 1, 2001

Bronze, Special Section, CIO, "Wireless," March 15, 2001

Web Sites:

Gold, Overall Web Publication, PC World,

Gold, Original Web Commentary, PC World, "Privacy Watch"

Gold, Original Web Database, Darwin Magazine,'s Learning Centers

Gold, Original Web News Section, InfoWorld, News Section

Silver, Overall Web Publication, CIO,

Silver, Interactive Community, Network World, Network World Fusion Forums

Silver, Original Web Feature, PC World, "Click With Caution"

Bronze, Interactive Community, CIO, "Best Practice Exchange"

Bronze, Original Web Feature, CIO, "Steering Through Rough Waters"

Bronze, Original Web Commentary, Network World, "Shakeup at Cisco"

Bronze, Original Web News Section, PC World, News Section

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 about information technology than any other company in the world and is the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and events. IDG publishes more than 300 newspapers and magazines in 85 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 330 websites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events in 35 countries, and research arm International Data Corporation (IDC) provides computer industry research and analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at