IDG’s InfoWorld Media Group Honored for Editorial and Graphic Excellence; American Society of Business Publication Editors Presents InfoWorld With 15 Awards

SAN MATEO, CA – JUNE 26, 2001 – InfoWorld Media Group, a leading provider of in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies combined to provide insight into vital business solutions through its integrated online, print, events and research channels, today announced it has won a total of 15 American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards for editorial and graphic excellence.

 

InfoWorld Media Group was honored in the following categories (circulation greater than 80,000):

National Editorial Awards

— Silver: Regular column, staff written: "Net Prophet," Jessica Davis

— Silver: News section Western Regional Editorial Awards

— Gold: Special section: "Rethinking Recruiting"

— Gold: Regular column, staff written: "Net Prophet," Jessica Davis

— Gold: Case history: "An IT Makeover Puts Agency in Mint Condition," Eugene Grygo

— Silver: Case history: "Haband Accelerates into the Holiday Sales Season," Brian Fonseca

— Silver: News section

— Silver: Features article: "Plugging IT into the Merger Equation"

— Silver: Regular department: Management and Careers

— Bronze: Special section: Anatomy of an E-business

— Bronze: Single news article: "Microsoft's Legal Gambit"

— Bronze: Case history: "Technology Hits a Home Run at Giants PacBell Park," Stephanie Sanborn

Western Regional Graphics Awards

— Gold: Front cover, news tabloid

— Silver: Front cover, news tabloid

— Silver: Contents page or pages

"This year's 15 awards are well-deserved by our top-notch team of journalists and designers," said Robert G. Magnuson, president and CEO, InfoWorld Media Group. "This confirms InfoWorld Media Group's ongoing 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."

About The American Society of Business Publication Editors

Founded in 1964, the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. ASBPE is widely known for its annual competition for editorial, graphics, and online excellence. The competition was established more than 20 years ago and recognizes outstanding editorial, design, and Web development. Awards are given in 11 editorial categories, eight design categories and four web categories.

About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group delivers in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies combined to deliver insight into vital business solutions through its integrated online, print, research and events channels. In an era when technology is more critical to business success than ever before, InfoWorld Media Group provides senior IT level expertise for executives such as CTOs and CIOs on how technology drives specific business benefits such as revenue growth, relationship management, and enhancing organizational efficiencies.

InfoWorld Media Group's coverage of key technologies, products and trends that assist IT professionals in leveraging technology for business advantage is substantiated by original research done in InfoWorld's $23 million, dedicated multi-platform, enterprise test center. Since 1978, InfoWorld has performed the industry's most trusted testing of technology and products. To learn more about InfoWorld, go to www.infoworld.com.

Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., InfoWorld Media Group is a division of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net (www.idg.net), which comprises more than 300 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at www.idg.com.