CIO won for âAll Systems Down,â a story about the four-day crash of a Boston hospitalâs computer network. IDG also took the second and third Grand Neal runners-up. CSO's âMachine Shopâ department was second runner-up and Bio-It Worldâs âSoul Searchingâ was third.
The McGraw-Hill Cos.â Aviation Week & Space Technology was first runner up with its scoop about a re-entry photo showing damage to the left wing of the doomed space shuttle Columbia.
Vernon Henry, Advanstar Communicationsâ corporate editorial director, won the G.D. Crain Award for lifetime achievement in business journalism.
Maryfran Johnson, editor of IDGâs Computerworld, won the inaugural Timothy White Award for editorial courage and integrity.
A complete list of this year's Neal Award winners is posted on the ABM's Web site at http://www.americanbusinessmedia.com/events/pdfs/2004_neal.pdf .