Incisive Media`s ClickZ, Legal Times, Texas Lawyer and The American Lawyer Named as Finalists in Neal Journalism Award Competition

Tue Feb 3, 2009 9:05am EST

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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
Incisive Media today announced that four of its publications, ClickZ, Legal
Times, Texas Lawyer and The American Lawyer,have received seven finalist
nominations in six print and online categories of the 2008 Jesse H. Neal
National Business Journalism Award competition. Approximately 110 finalists were
selected from more than 800 entries. Established in 1955, the Neal Awards
recognize and reward editorial excellence in business-to-business publications
and are considered the industry`s most prestigious editorial honors. 

ClickZ, Incisive`s online network for digital marketing news, information,
commentary, advice, opinion and research, was nominated as a finalist in the
"Best Online Article or Series" category for its "Campaign 08" series, profiling
and analyzing online campaign efforts by both political parties in the recent
presidential elections. Senior editor Kate Kaye provided groundbreaking
coverage, including tracking of digital advertising spending by the candidates. 

Legal Times was named a finalist for "Best News Coverage" in its revenue
category for "The Transition." In the immediate aftermath of the election, the
Legal Times editorial team created a comprehensive package of articles assessing
the impact of the election on the legal community - from the Supreme Court and
the Justice Department to the federal agencies and Capitol Hill. The nine-page
package of articles was published in the Nov. 10 edition. 

Texas Lawyer was selected as a finalist for "Best Single Issue of a
Newspaper/News Tabloid." In its April 28, 2008, issue, the Texas Lawyer
editorial team investigated and analyzed the 2007 finances of the
highest-grossing law firms in Texas. The issue also included a moving look at
the tragic suicide of a South Texas lawyer and how depression impacts the legal
profession; a survey listing the 100 largest firms in Texas; and a piece on a
Texas attorney general proposal to stop strip clubs from employing minors. 

The American Lawyer received four finalist nominations in three categories. In
the "Best Single Article" category, the magazine was selected for both
November`s "Target Practice" by senior writer Susan Beck, profiling the ongoing
legal problems created for law firm Mayer Brown by one of its clients, a
now-disgraced commodities trading firm, and for September`s "After theFall," by
staff reporter Nate Raymond, analyzing the rise and subsequent crash of the
nation`s oldest law firm, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. The magazine`s November
issue, featuring an up-to-the-minute special cover report on what the stock
market crash and financial meltdown meant for the nation`s largest law firms,
was named as a finalist for "Best Single Issue of a Magazine," while The
American Lawyer`s "Bar Talk" section, a collection of news and analysis stories,
graphics and humor, was named a finalist for "Best Department" for the second
consecutive year. 

Incisive Media is a leading global provider of specialized business news and
information, in print, in person and online. The company's principal markets
include financial services, legal services, commercial real estate, marketing
services and risk management. Incisive Media's market-leading brands include
Accountancy Age, Computing, Investment Week, Legal Week, LegalTech, Post, Real
Estate Forum, Risk, Search Engine Strategies and The American Lawyer. For more
information, visit 

The American Lawyer, ClickZ, Legal Times, Legal Week, Post, Risk, Search Engine
Strategies, Real Estate Forum and Texas Lawyer are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Incisive Media, LLC or affiliated entities. 

Peters & Feldman for Incisive Media
Lee Feldman, 203-341-8922

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