IDG’s Honored With Neal Award for Best Web Site

Online counterpart of PC World, the most widely-read technology or business magazine, hailed for editorial excellence by the American Business Media with coveted industry accolade
In ceremonies held last week, was named Best Web Site at the 50th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards in New York. Sponsored by the American Business Media, the Neal Awards recognize superiority in business publishing and are known as the “Pulitzer Prize of the business press.”
“Winning a Neal is a tremendous accomplishment; we’re proud to have the site acknowledged by such a respected organization,” stated Ramon “Bud” McLeod, editor of and executive editor, news, PC World. “The energy, enthusiasm, and dedication of the editorial and design teams deserve this recognition for fulfilling our editorial mission of providing trusted technology advice to users. Congratulations to everyone involved.” is highly integrated with the print publication and is written and designed for Tech-Savvy Managers who want comprehensive, useful, and unbiased information about technology. The Reviews section features interactive comparison charts and evaluations based on lab tests performed in the PC World Test Center; the News section provides timely updates on the latest developments in technology; and How-To offers tips for making the most of tech products. Launched on the site last fall, Spam Watch is an ongoing roundup of antispam news which includes Spam Slayer, an exclusive monthly column dedicated to the latest developments in the war on unwanted junk email. Sixteen additional online-only columns have been added in recent months on topics ranging from PC upgrades to Digital Music to public policies that impact technology users. Other sections include: Downloads, showcasing the best and most popular freeware and shareware; Tools, enabling users to diagnose PC problems; and Product Finder, giving up-to-the-minute product, pricing, and shopping information.