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PC World
PC World logo.svg
Editor Jon Phillips
Categories Computer magazine
Frequency Monthly
Total circulation
(December 2012)
355,117 (United States)[1]
First issue March 1983; 34 years ago (1983-03)
Final issue August 2013; 4 years ago (2013-08) (print)
Company IDG
Country United States
Based in San Francisco, California, U.S.
Language English
Website www.pcworld.com
ISSN 0737-8939

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.[2] Since 2013, it has been an online only publication. It offers advice on various aspects of PCs and related items, the Internet, and other personal technology products and services. In each publication, PC World reviews and tests hardware and software products from a variety of manufacturers, as well as other technology related devices such as still and video cameras, audio devices and televisions.

The current editor of PC World is Jon Phillips, formerly of Wired. In August 2012, he replaced Steve Fox, who had been editorial director since the December 2008 issue of the magazine. Fox replaced the magazine's veteran editor Harry McCracken, who resigned that spring,[3] after some rocky times, including quitting and being rehired over editorial control issues in 2007.[4]

PC World is published under other names such as PC Advisor and PC Welt in some countries. PC World's company name is IDG Consumer & SMB, and it is headquartered in San Francisco.[5] Some of the non English PC World websites now redirect to other IDG sites; for example, PCWorld.dk (Denmark) is now Computerworld.dk.

History[edit]

The publication was announced at the COMDEX trade show in November 1982, and first appeared on newsstands in March 1983; Felix Dennis set up Personal Computer World which he later sold to VNU, and established MacUser which he sold to Ziff Davis Publishing in the mid eighties. PC Magazine was also acquired by Ziff Davis.[6]

The magazine was founded by David Bunnell and Cheryl Woodard, and its first editor was Andrew Fluegelman. PC World's magazine and web site have won a number of awards from Folio, the American Society of Business Publication Editors, MIN, the Western Publications Association, and other organizations; it is also one of the few technology magazines to have been a finalist for a National Magazine Award.

Many well known technology writers have contributed to PC World, including Steve Bass, Daniel Tynan, Christina Wood, John C. Dvorak, Stephen Manes, Lincoln Spector, Stewart Alsop, David Coursey, James A. Martin, and others. Editorial leadership has included Harry Miller, Richard Landry, Eric Knorr, Phil Lemmons, Cathryn Baskin, Kevin McKean, and Harry McCracken.

In April 2005, the show Digital Duo was slightly rebranded and relaunched as PC World's Digital Duo, and ran for an additional 26 episodes. As of 2006, PC World's audited rate base of 750,000 made it the largest circulation computing magazine in the world.[7]

On 10 July 2013, owner IDG announced[8] that the magazine would cease its thirty year print run. The August 2013 issue was the last printed of the magazine PC World, future issues would be digital only.[9]

Countries[edit]

Based in San Francisco, PC World's original edition is published in the United States however it is also available in other countries (51 in total), sometimes under a different name:

Controversy[edit]

In May 2007, McCracken resigned abruptly under controversial circumstances. According to sources quoted in Wired, McCracken quit abruptly because the new CEO of PC World, Colin Crawford, tried to kill an unfavorable story about Apple and Steve Jobs.[10] Crawford responded, calling media reports of McCracken's resignation "inaccurate."[11] CNET later reported that McCracken had told colleagues that IDG "was pressuring him to avoid stories that were critical of major advertisers."[12][13]

On May 9, Crawford was transferred to another department, and McCracken returned to PC World until his departure in 2008.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. December 31, 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "IDG Print Publication: PCWorld". 
  3. ^ "Goodbye, Kind PC World". 
  4. ^ "Editor in Chief Harry McCracken Returns to PCW". 
  5. ^ "contact Us." PC World Communications. Retrieved December 29, 2009.
  6. ^ Deborah Wise (December 20, 1982). "Staff walks out on PC Magazine, starts new journal". InfoWorld. Popular Computing, Inc. 4 (50): 1, 10. ISSN 0199-6649. 
  7. ^ Print circulation
  8. ^ Bill Mickey (July 10, 2013). "IDG's PCWorld Going Digital-Only". Folio. Access Intelligence. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  9. ^ Harry McCracken (July 11, 2013). "PCWorld Exits Print, and the Era of Computer Magazines Ends". Time Magazine. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  10. ^ Kim Zetter, "PC World Editor Quits Over Apple Story" in Wired magazine, 2 May 2007.
  11. ^ "PC World editor quits during dispute over Apple story" in AppleInsider, 3 May 2007.
  12. ^ Tom Krazit, "PC World editor resigns over apparent ad pressure" from CNet, 2 May 2007.
  13. ^ "Editor quits after PC Mag kills Apple story" from MacNN, 3 May 2007.
  14. ^ Ramon G. McLeod, "Editor in Chief Harry McCracken Returns to PCW" from PC World.com, 9 May 2007.

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