Macworld Named Finalist for Five Maggie Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – MARCH 18, 2002 – Macworld, the premier Macintosh publication, has received nominations for five Maggie awards, presented annually by the Western Publications Association (WPA.) The nominations in the consumer category are: Best Computer Magazine; Best Series of Articles; Best How-to Article; Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column; and Best Single Editorial Photograph.


"Every month, Macworld¹s dedicated editorial and design teams consistently produce an excellent magazine," stated Rick LePage, editor-in-chief of Macworld. "I am very pleased that their efforts are being celebrated."

Maggie winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 26th.

About the Western Publications Association

The Western Publications Association ( ), has represented magazine publishers and companies who interact with the magazine publishing industry for 51 years. Serving publications west of the Mississippi, WPA is committed to responding to the challenges and opportunities facing the ever-changing industry, today and in the future.

About Mac Publishing LLC

Mac Publishing, LLC publishes the world¹s leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine reaches over 2 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 LLC is a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world¹s leading technology media, research, and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, 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

*SOURCE: Intelliquest CIMS v 8.0