Network Computing Magazine Wins Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Award

Mar 16, 2001, 00:00 ET from CMP Media Inc.

    MANHASSET, N.Y., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Media's Network Computing
 was named top in the "Best Single Article" category in Class C (more than
 $7 million in advertising revenue) by American Business Media, at the
 47th annual Neal Awards held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City
 this week.
     Network Computing was recognized by a distinguished board of judges for
 their June 26, 2000 cover story, "The Linux Challenge" written by contributing
 editors, Greg Shipley and Kevin Novak, and edited by features editor, Julie
 Strasberg.  The judging panel selected 23 Neal Award winners out of the
 69 Finalists from a record original 1,170 entries.
     Often hailed for its preeminence as the "Pulitzer Prize of the business
 press," the Neal Award is the business publishing industry's salute to
 individual editors for outstanding editorial excellence.  Winning entries were
 selected for contribution to the field the publication services, as well as
 for journalistic enterprise, and editorial craftsmanship.
     "Every issue of Network Computing is truly a team effort," said Doug
 Barney, editor-in-chief of Network Computing.  "We are a unique publication
 that provides a platform for our editorial staff to explore and bring to our
 readers valuable insight, education and information on the latest products,
 technologies and services in the technology arena. We are grateful that the
 American Business Media recognized Network Computing for this honor."
     Paying tribute to the winning editors, ABM president & CEO Gordon
 T. Hughes II said, "These journalists and editors deserve high praise indeed.
 Their expertise, skill and successful track records of informing the industry
 on issues of importance place them at the forefront of their fields."
     Several times in the past, Network Computing has been nominated for a Neal
 Award.  In 1999 the magazine was a finalist in the "Best Single Article"
 category for a feature entitled, "Networking in the 21st Century".  Network
 Computing received a semi-finalists nomination in the "Best Overall Issue"
 category for the Nov 15, 1998 issue, and again received the honor when, in
 1996, it won for "Best Use of New Media" category for its Web site, Network
 Computing Online.
     The other finalists in the "Best Single Article" category this year were
 IDG's PCWorld and CIO Magazine.
 
     About Network Computing
     Network Computing (http://www.networkcomputing.com) is published by CMP
 Media, Manhasset, N.Y.  From emerging companies to service providers, Network
 Computing defines the core issues facing people who manage technology in
 business - analyzing the critical decision points in purchasing the products,
 technologies and services that achieve corporate initiatives. Twice a month
 220,000 IT professionals turn to Network Computing to get the information they
 need to make the right purchase decisions. In addition, the publication
 consistently has the largest average-issue audience among all networking
 publications, according to Simmons and IntelliQuest.
 
     About CMP Media Inc.
     CMP Media Inc. is the leading high-tech media company providing essential
 information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the
 builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. With its portfolio of
 newspapers, magazines, custom publishing, Internet products, research,
 consulting and conferences, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers
 comprehensive, integrated solutions tailored to meet their individual needs.
 Online editions of the company's print publications, along with products and
 services created exclusively for the Internet, can be found on CMPnet at
 http://www.CMPnet.com.
 
     About American Business Media.
     Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the industry association for
 global information providers that produce magazines, newsletters, CD-ROMs, Web
 sites, trade show and other media, reaching an audience of more than
 47 million professionals, and generating over $16 billion in advertising
 revenues in 2000.
 
     CONTACT:  Debra Markell of CMP Media Inc., 516-562-7885,
 dmarkell@cmp.com
 
 

SOURCE CMP Media Inc.
    MANHASSET, N.Y., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Media's Network Computing
 was named top in the "Best Single Article" category in Class C (more than
 $7 million in advertising revenue) by American Business Media, at the
 47th annual Neal Awards held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City
 this week.
     Network Computing was recognized by a distinguished board of judges for
 their June 26, 2000 cover story, "The Linux Challenge" written by contributing
 editors, Greg Shipley and Kevin Novak, and edited by features editor, Julie
 Strasberg.  The judging panel selected 23 Neal Award winners out of the
 69 Finalists from a record original 1,170 entries.
     Often hailed for its preeminence as the "Pulitzer Prize of the business
 press," the Neal Award is the business publishing industry's salute to
 individual editors for outstanding editorial excellence.  Winning entries were
 selected for contribution to the field the publication services, as well as
 for journalistic enterprise, and editorial craftsmanship.
     "Every issue of Network Computing is truly a team effort," said Doug
 Barney, editor-in-chief of Network Computing.  "We are a unique publication
 that provides a platform for our editorial staff to explore and bring to our
 readers valuable insight, education and information on the latest products,
 technologies and services in the technology arena. We are grateful that the
 American Business Media recognized Network Computing for this honor."
     Paying tribute to the winning editors, ABM president & CEO Gordon
 T. Hughes II said, "These journalists and editors deserve high praise indeed.
 Their expertise, skill and successful track records of informing the industry
 on issues of importance place them at the forefront of their fields."
     Several times in the past, Network Computing has been nominated for a Neal
 Award.  In 1999 the magazine was a finalist in the "Best Single Article"
 category for a feature entitled, "Networking in the 21st Century".  Network
 Computing received a semi-finalists nomination in the "Best Overall Issue"
 category for the Nov 15, 1998 issue, and again received the honor when, in
 1996, it won for "Best Use of New Media" category for its Web site, Network
 Computing Online.
     The other finalists in the "Best Single Article" category this year were
 IDG's PCWorld and CIO Magazine.
 
     About Network Computing
     Network Computing (http://www.networkcomputing.com) is published by CMP
 Media, Manhasset, N.Y.  From emerging companies to service providers, Network
 Computing defines the core issues facing people who manage technology in
 business - analyzing the critical decision points in purchasing the products,
 technologies and services that achieve corporate initiatives. Twice a month
 220,000 IT professionals turn to Network Computing to get the information they
 need to make the right purchase decisions. In addition, the publication
 consistently has the largest average-issue audience among all networking
 publications, according to Simmons and IntelliQuest.
 
     About CMP Media Inc.
     CMP Media Inc. is the leading high-tech media company providing essential
 information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the
 builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. With its portfolio of
 newspapers, magazines, custom publishing, Internet products, research,
 consulting and conferences, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers
 comprehensive, integrated solutions tailored to meet their individual needs.
 Online editions of the company's print publications, along with products and
 services created exclusively for the Internet, can be found on CMPnet at
 http://www.CMPnet.com.
 
     About American Business Media.
     Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the industry association for
 global information providers that produce magazines, newsletters, CD-ROMs, Web
 sites, trade show and other media, reaching an audience of more than
 47 million professionals, and generating over $16 billion in advertising
 revenues in 2000.
 
     CONTACT:  Debra Markell of CMP Media Inc., 516-562-7885,
 dmarkell@cmp.com
 
 SOURCE  CMP Media Inc.

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