IDG Wins Four Maggie Awads

BOSTON, MA – APRIL 17, 2003 – International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology media company, was honored for editorial excellence in four categories at the prestigious 2003 Maggie Awards Competition, produced by the Western Publications Association (WPA). The annual awards ceremony, Folio: West, held April 11th in Los Angeles recognizes publishers with editorial and design excellence.


IDG publications PC World, InfoWorld, and Macworld were recognized at the 52nd 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 102 categories, representing submissions from all industries.

IDG publications won top honors in the following categories:

Best Online Publication Home Page Design –– PC World (

Best Online Publication –– PC World (

Best Series of Articles/Trade – InfoWorld (July 22; July 29; August 5 Special Report: Microsoft Next)

Best Cover/Consumer –– Macworld (July)

About the Western Publications Association (

The Western Publications Association (WPA) is a non-profit trade association working to advance the business of print and online magazines in the western United States. For more than half a century, WPA has represented magazine publishers and businesses within the publishing industry.

About 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


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