Macworld Honored with Seven Awards From the ASBPE — Peer-to-Peer Awards Given for Editorial and Design Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 15, 2001 – Macworld, the premier Macintosh magazine, won awards in seven categories last Friday from the Western Regional chapter of the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).


ASBPE's Annual Awards Competition, established more than 20 years ago, recognizes outstanding editorial, design, and Web development. With more than 1,000 entries in a typical year, the Competition is the largest in the business press.

"Our editorial and design team is truly honored to have received seven awards from the ASBPE," said Jason Snell, Editor of Macworld. "Because these awards come from an organization of our peers, they are a prestigious acknowledgment that Macworld meets a high standard of excellence."

The seven awards are :

· Two gold awards for Graphics Excellence: Opening Page or Spread­ Double Vision, November 2000 and Front Cover Photo ­ G4 Cube Cover, October 2000

· Two Silver Awards: For Editorial Excellence, How-to Article ­ Doctor Your Digital Images, September 2000 and for Graphics Excellence, Publication Redesign ­ September 2000

· Three Bronze Awards for Editorial Excellence: Technical Article ­ Inside XML, October 2000; Regular Column, Contributed ­ Desktop Critic, April 2000 and August 2000; Regular Column, Staff Written ­ The Vision Thing – May 2000 and November 2000

About the ASBPE

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.

About Mac Publishing LLC

Mac Publishing, L.L.C. publishes the world¹s leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine reaches over 1.6 million influencers of computer purchases*, while the Mac Publishing Web presence garners an average of 2 million unique visitors. The Mac Publishing sites include:, and Headquartered in San Francisco, Mac Publishing is a joint venture between Ziff Davis Media Inc. and International Data Group.

* SOURCE: Intelliquest CIMS v 7.0