Awards

During their tenure at Data Communications, Lee Keough and Aaron Fischer guided the magazine and its Web site to more than forty awards for editorial and design excellence, including six Jesse Neals (recognized as the Pulitzer Prize of the business press). This unparalleled record of editorial leadership made Data Communications the most highly respected and honored publication in the networking and telecom industries. A short list of awards includes:
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Jesse H. Neal Editorial
Achievement Award
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Jesse H. Neal Editorial
Achievement Award
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Jesse H. Neal Editorial
Achievement Award
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McGraw-Hill Corporate
Achievement Award

Gold Award for Overall Editorial Excellence, Folio, Best Computing Trade Magazine

Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Best Feature Article, "DSL: Danger Ahead"

Computer Press Award, Computer Press Association, Best Print Feature, "Empty Promises"

Computer Press Award, Computer Press Association, Best Print Product Review, "Corporate-Class Internet: Don't Count on It"

Maggie Awards, Western Publications Association, Best Public Service Article, "Why Johnny Can't Surf the Net"
1998
Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Best Feature Article, "What's It Really Worth?"

Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Best Feature Article, "Is The Internet In Trouble?"

National Medal, New Media Association, New Media Association, Best Business-to-Business Web Site
1997
Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Best Department, "Newsfront"
1996
Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Best How-To Article, "Wireless Data: More Than Wishful Thinking"

Corporate Achievement Award, The McGraw-Hill Companies, "Encryption"
1995
Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, The American Business Press, Investigative Journalism, "Traffic Jam At the LAN Switch"
1993
Corporate Achievement Award, The McGraw-Hill Companies, "Twentieth Anniversary Issue"