CMP Media's TechWeb Network Introduces a New Strategic Direction For

Website and Newsletter Focused on Four Core Areas

Feb 20, 2002

CMP Media's TechWeb Network, serving Business Technology professionals with purchasing power, (, today announced the re-launch of the web site and newsletter focused on the four proven areas of critical interest to both InternetWeek readers and advertisers: Supply Chain, Security, Web Development and IT Services.

In addition to refocusing the editorial content of the Website, will continue to publish its popular InternetWeek NewsBreak newsletter -- with coverage in the same four core areas -- to its 150,000 subscribers. began publication in 1984 as the award-winning print magazine Communications Week and, in 1997, the magazine changed its name to InternetWeek. In January 2002, CMP Media ceased publishing the print magazine, shifting editorial and advertising attention to the publication's popular Website.

"We're excited to be continuing to deliver InternetWeek's unique content in a totally online format," said Mike Azzara, Director, Content Development, Business Technology Group. "We've tightened the editorial focus to only those areas considered most critical to the business technology professionals managing corporate America's Internet presence. And we've got InternetWeek's most knowledgeable and experienced editors on tap to produce it."

Rich Karpinski, formerly InternetWeek's Editor-at-Large, Online, and Tom Smith, the former Editor of InternetWeek, are Co-Editors of the new site and newsletter. Mr. Karpinsky and Mr. Smith will both report to TechWeb Editor-In-Chief, Fredric Paul.

For online advertising opportunities on or in the InternetWeek NewsBreak newsletter, visit TechWeb's online media kit at or contact National Sales Director Tracey Hagan at

About CMP's TechWeb

CMP Media's TechWeb ( is the network for Business Technology professionals with purchasing power. With up-to-the-minute IT-related news and information, TechWeb continues assisting business technology professionals make timely, well-informed buying decisions. CMP's news and information is created and managed by a team of experienced and talented journalists that know the IT industry inside and out. TechWeb debuted in 1994 as the first online news source for IT news and information on the Web.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

   Michael Grover
   CMP Media's TechWeb



Contact: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb, +1-781-839-1213,


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