Macworld Nominated for Record Number of Maggie Awards

SAN FRANCISCO — 03/10/00 — Macworld, the preeminent Macintosh publication and Web site, has been nominated for an in-house record of seven prestigious Maggie awards to be presented by the Western Publications Association (WPA.) The categories are: Best Computer/Consumer Magazine, Best On-Line Publication, Best How-To Article/Consumer, Best Signed Editorial/Consumer, Best Regularly Featured Column/Consumer, Best Single Editorial Illustration/Consumer and Best Single Editorial Photograph/Consumer.

"To receive even one nomination from the WPA would be an honor. To receive seven, in such a wide array of categories, was far beyond our highest expectations," said Andy Gore, Macworld editor-in-chief. "I am extremely proud to lead such a gifted team who consistently produce top-quality content."

Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held in Los Angeles on Friday, April 14, 2000.

About the Western Publications Association (www.wpa-online.org): The Western Publications Association has represented magazine publishers and companies who interact with the magazine publishing industry for 44 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.

Mac Publishing, L.L.C. publishes the world's leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine reaches 1.6 million readers, while the Mac Publishing Web presence serves more than 4.5 million visitors. The Mac Publishing sites include: Macworld.com, MacWEEK.com, MacCentral.com, MacBuy.com, iMacworld.com and MacGaming.com. Headquartered in San Francisco, Mac Publishing is a joint venture between Ziff-Davis Inc. and International Data Group.