Ziff Davis Media Launches PC Magazine in Singapore and Malaysia

Adds to Its Growing List of Foreign Editions



Oct 30, 2003, 00:00 ET from Ziff Davis Media

    NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziff Davis Media, the global special
 interest media company, announced today the launches of PC Magazine Singapore
 and PC Magazine Malaysia.  The company is committed to exporting the influence
 of its technology and electronic videogame publications to become the leading
 authority in recommending technology products and services to decision-makers
 internationally. Working with its international licensing partner, CR Media
 Pte LTD, Ziff Davis launched both publications.
     Like PC Magazine in the United States, the Singapore and Malaysian
 editions provide technology buyers and influencers with the most trusted
 evaluations and recommendations of IT products and services available in the
 local market.  With unmatched Lab resources dedicated to product testing and
 editorial expertise providing perspective and insight, PC Magazine Singapore
 and PC Magazine Malaysia provide subscribers with a competitive advantage when
 making critical technology decisions.
     "Singapore and Malaysia represent some of the fast growing technology
 markets in the Asia/Pacific Rim," said Larry Green, senior vice president,
 business development and worldwide licensing, Ziff Davis Media.  "Through CR
 Media we can provide authoritative, labs-based evaluations for buyers of
 technology products and services.  These launches demonstrate Ziff Davis'
 commitment to continue to reach and serve the needs of technology readers and
 U.S.-based advertisers around the globe."
     Most of the articles in PC Magazine Singapore and PC Magazine Malaysia
 will be staff written; the remainder will be supplied under license with Ziff
 Davis Media.  John C. Dvorak, a contributing editor for PC Magazine in the
 United States, and one of the most popular technology journalists in the
 country, will contribute a monthly column for both publications.
     Said Jane Leong, managing director of CR Media Singapore and Malaysia, "We
 are delighted to work with Ziff Davis Media to bring PC Magazine, the #1
 information resource for computing professionals, into Singapore and Malaysia.
 We hope to bring the standard of IT publications here to a new level of
 excellence with PC Magazine."
     Ziff Davis Media has built an international network of publications in 43
 countries.  In addition to serving the needs of non-U.S. readers, the foreign
 editions of eWEEK, PC Magazine and Electronic Gaming Monthly provide a trusted
 vehicle for the company's advertising clients to reach global audiences.  Ziff
 Davis Media reaches every region of the globe including:  the Asia/Pacific
 Rim, Europe, Middle East/Africa and Latin America.
 
     About CR Media
     A media company incorporated in 2001 with its head office located in
 Singapore.  Principal business of the company is advertising, publishing and
 events management, CR Media currently publishes four main titles, PC Magazine
 Malaysia, PC Magazine Singapore, Wireless World, Prestige and Le Prestige.
 
     About Ziff Davis Media Inc.
     Ziff Davis Media is a global special interest media company focusing on
 the technology and electronic videogame markets.  The Company is a leading
 information services provider of all technology media including publications,
 websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing,
 list rentals, research and market intelligence.  In the United States, the
 Company publishes 10 market-leading magazines including PC Magazine, eWEEK,
 Baseline, CIO Insight, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World,
 Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine, GameNow, Xbox Nation and GMR.  The Company
 exports the power of its brands internationally with publications in 43
 countries and 20 languages.  Ziff Davis leverages its content on the Internet
 with seven highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com,
 eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. With its main headquarters and PC
 Magazine Labs based in New York, Ziff Davis Media also has offices and lab
 facilities in the San Francisco and Boston markets. Additional information is
 available at www.ziffdavis.com.
 
 

SOURCE Ziff Davis Media
    NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziff Davis Media, the global special
 interest media company, announced today the launches of PC Magazine Singapore
 and PC Magazine Malaysia.  The company is committed to exporting the influence
 of its technology and electronic videogame publications to become the leading
 authority in recommending technology products and services to decision-makers
 internationally. Working with its international licensing partner, CR Media
 Pte LTD, Ziff Davis launched both publications.
     Like PC Magazine in the United States, the Singapore and Malaysian
 editions provide technology buyers and influencers with the most trusted
 evaluations and recommendations of IT products and services available in the
 local market.  With unmatched Lab resources dedicated to product testing and
 editorial expertise providing perspective and insight, PC Magazine Singapore
 and PC Magazine Malaysia provide subscribers with a competitive advantage when
 making critical technology decisions.
     "Singapore and Malaysia represent some of the fast growing technology
 markets in the Asia/Pacific Rim," said Larry Green, senior vice president,
 business development and worldwide licensing, Ziff Davis Media.  "Through CR
 Media we can provide authoritative, labs-based evaluations for buyers of
 technology products and services.  These launches demonstrate Ziff Davis'
 commitment to continue to reach and serve the needs of technology readers and
 U.S.-based advertisers around the globe."
     Most of the articles in PC Magazine Singapore and PC Magazine Malaysia
 will be staff written; the remainder will be supplied under license with Ziff
 Davis Media.  John C. Dvorak, a contributing editor for PC Magazine in the
 United States, and one of the most popular technology journalists in the
 country, will contribute a monthly column for both publications.
     Said Jane Leong, managing director of CR Media Singapore and Malaysia, "We
 are delighted to work with Ziff Davis Media to bring PC Magazine, the #1
 information resource for computing professionals, into Singapore and Malaysia.
 We hope to bring the standard of IT publications here to a new level of
 excellence with PC Magazine."
     Ziff Davis Media has built an international network of publications in 43
 countries.  In addition to serving the needs of non-U.S. readers, the foreign
 editions of eWEEK, PC Magazine and Electronic Gaming Monthly provide a trusted
 vehicle for the company's advertising clients to reach global audiences.  Ziff
 Davis Media reaches every region of the globe including:  the Asia/Pacific
 Rim, Europe, Middle East/Africa and Latin America.
 
     About CR Media
     A media company incorporated in 2001 with its head office located in
 Singapore.  Principal business of the company is advertising, publishing and
 events management, CR Media currently publishes four main titles, PC Magazine
 Malaysia, PC Magazine Singapore, Wireless World, Prestige and Le Prestige.
 
     About Ziff Davis Media Inc.
     Ziff Davis Media is a global special interest media company focusing on
 the technology and electronic videogame markets.  The Company is a leading
 information services provider of all technology media including publications,
 websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing,
 list rentals, research and market intelligence.  In the United States, the
 Company publishes 10 market-leading magazines including PC Magazine, eWEEK,
 Baseline, CIO Insight, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World,
 Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine, GameNow, Xbox Nation and GMR.  The Company
 exports the power of its brands internationally with publications in 43
 countries and 20 languages.  Ziff Davis leverages its content on the Internet
 with seven highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com,
 eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. With its main headquarters and PC
 Magazine Labs based in New York, Ziff Davis Media also has offices and lab
 facilities in the San Francisco and Boston markets. Additional information is
 available at www.ziffdavis.com.
 
 SOURCE  Ziff Davis Media

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