IDG Wins Eleven Maggie Awards

BOSTON, MA – APRIL 29, 2002 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading technology media company, was honored for editorial excellence in 11 categories at the prestigious 2002 Maggie Awards Competition, produced by the Western Publications Association (WPA). The annual awards ceremony, Folio: West, held April 26th in Los Angeles recognizes publishers with editorial and design excellence.


IDG publications PC World and InfoWorld were recognized at the 51st annual Maggie Awards. The Maggie Awards honor the year's best editorial and design in magazines, tabloids, newsletters and online media. The Western Publications Association received entries in 101 categories, representing submissions from all industries.

"IDG is extremely pleased to have been honored by the Western Publications Association again this year," said Kelly Conlin, president and CEO of IDG. "As the leading source for technology information, IDG continues to be recognized year after year for the talent and accomplishments of our editors and to their unrivaled commitment to provide the highest level of editorial quality and design innovation."

IDG publications won top honors in the following categories:

Best Computer Magazine/Consumer – PC World

Best Non-Paid/Trade Publication (circ. over 50,000) – InfoWorld

Best Online Interview or Profile – PC World ("Three Minutes With Fosdick")

Best Online Publication Home Page –

Best Series of Articles/Trade – InfoWorld (Sept. 17, 24, Oct 22, "IT On Alert Special Reports")

Best How-to Article/Consumer – PC World (November, "Easy as MP3")

Best Table of Contents – InfoWorld (May 14)

Best Single Editorial Photo/Illustration/Consumer – PC World (June, "Long-Haul Lasers")

Best Overall Design/Trade – InfoWorld (May 14)

Best Media Kit/Consumer – PC World 2001 Media Kit

Most Improved Publication/Trade (Circ. Over 50,000) – InfoWorld

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The Western Publications Association has represented magazine publishers and companies who interact with the magazine publishing industry for 51 years. Serving publications west of the Mississippi, WPA is committed to responding to the challenges and opportunities facing the ever-changing industry, today and in the future.

About IDG

Headquartered in Boston, International Data Group (IDG) informs more people worldwide about information technology than any other company. With annual revenues of $3.01 billion, IDG 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 (, a gateway to IDG's 330 websites powered by more than 2,000 journalists reporting from every continent in the world. IDG also produces 168 technology-related events including IDG World Expo's Macworld Conference & Expo and the new BioITWorld Conference & Expo. Research company IDC provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries. Company information is available at