InfoWorld Wins Three Prestigious Maggie Awards for Excellence in Publishing and Journalism; InfoWorld Earns Top Honors Among Over 2,000 Entries

SAN MATEO, CA. — APRIL 25, 2001 — At an awards ceremony held last week during the Folio: West show in Los Angeles, InfoWorld, the weekly magazine that delivers in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies combined to deliver insight into vital business solutions, received three prestigious Maggie Awards from the Western Publications Association (WPA). InfoWorld was awarded Best Tabloid/Trade, Best Non-Paid/Trade (circ. over 50,000), and Best Black and White or Duotone Editorial Layout/Trade for its "E-Business Innovators" section in the October 9, 2000 issue.


The 50th annual Maggie Awards, WPA's most prestigious publishing event, honors editorial, design, and promotion excellence in magazine, tabloid, newsletter, and online publishing. The Western Publications Association received over 2,000 entries in 89 categories, representing submissions from all industries. "We are extremely proud to have been honored by the Western Publications Association this year," said Robert G. Magnuson, president and CEO, InfoWorld Media Group. "This recognition is a testament to the talents and accomplishments of our editorial team, and to their unrivaled commitment to providing the highest level of editorial quality and design innovation to maintain InfoWorld's position as a leading source for technology information."

"Our core mission is to provide technology decision makers with the knowledge they need to drive fundamental change in their organizations," said Michael Vizard, editor in chief, InfoWorld, and CTO Magazine. "To accomplish that goal, we alert our readers to major new technologies and also provide the strategic analysis they need to derive lasting business value from rapid technological change. This award, and the other accolades we've received, highlights InfoWorld Media Group's legacy of editorial integrity and unparalleled insights."

In addition to this year's three Maggie Awards, InfoWorld Media Group has received accolades from the American Society of Business Press Editors, Folio, and the Computer Press Association. Also, Michael Vizard was voted one of the Top 25 Most Influential Journalists of 2000 by Marketing Computers.

About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group delivers in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies combined to provide 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 conducted 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

Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., InfoWorld Media Group is a wholly owned independent business unit of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 285 computer magazines and newspapers and 500 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 200 targeted Web sites in 52 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 110 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 49 offices in 41 countries worldwide. Company information is available at