IDG’s Computerworld Newspaper Captures Nine Awards From The American Society Of Business Press Editors

FRAMINGHAM, MA, May 15, 1997 – Computerworld captured nine awards for

editorial and graphic excellence at the American Society of Business Press

Editors Northeast Chapter Meeting & Awards Ceremony held Monday in Waltham,

Mass. Computerworld received a total of five first place awards, two second

place awards, and two third place awards in the Editorial Excellence, News

Series, and Graphics categories.

The News Series awards were presented for entries providing superior,

ongoing news coverage on a specific topic. Computerworld swept the News

Series competition, placing first for its highly regarded Browser Wars

series covering the ongoing battle between Netscape and Microsoft, placing

second for the Year 2000 series covering the millenium bug crisis and

placing third for the Apple series which covered the West Coast computer

giant's fight to stay in business. Computerworld also won the first place

award for Editorial Excellence in the News Section for the August 12, 1996

issue. The nominees in the editorial category were judged by a panel of

leading editors, publishers and consultants.

"These awards reflect our commitment to provide our readers with the highest

quality editorial content," said Paul Gillin, editor of Computerworld, "We

are honored that the ASBPE has recognized Computerworld for its quality

journalism." Gillin won a first place award for his editorial "AOL's

sellout" in the March 18, 1996 issue.

The Computerworld 1996 Campus edition took two Graphics Excellence awards

including a first place award for overall graphics excellence and a third

place award for Graphics Excellence for a Front Cover (non-photo). The

graphics category was judged by leading graphic design experts.

Computerworld, the leading weekly newspaper for information technology

leaders, provides timely news and analysis on all aspects of the computer

industry. Recognized three times by the Computer Press Association as the

Number One computer newspaper, the publication has 150,448 paid subscribers

(ABC December 1996 Publisher's Statement) and a total reach to 909,300 IT

influencers (IntelliQuest CIMS v3.0, September 1996). Its publisher,

Computerworld, Inc., is headquartered at 500 Old Connecticut Path,

Framingham, MA 01701. Computerworld is a business unit of IDG, the world's

leading IT media and research company. IDG publishes more than 275 computer

magazines and newspapers and 430 book titles, produces 90 expositions, and

provides IT market analysis through 41 research centers worldwide. Company

information and access to more than 125 IDG World Wide Web sites is

available at