SOURCE: e.Republic

August 24, 2010 06:00 ET

Governing Magazine Honored for Editorial Excellence by American Society of Business Publication Editors

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) - GOVERNING, a division of e.Republic, was awarded a national and regional gold AZBEE print award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE ) for editorial excellence on Friday, August 20th. The magazine took home national gold honors in the 'Government Coverage' category for articles "Grounded" by Zach Patton (April 2009), "Long Lens of the Law" by Jon Buntin (May 2009) and "Mischief After Midnight" by Josh Goodman (June 2009). Regional gold honors were awarded in the 'Regular Column/Staff Written' category for the Central-Southeast Region to Alan Ehrenhalt's "Assessments" column, "Get Rich Quick" (August 2009) and "Patrick's Promise" (November 2009).

"We are honored ASPBE has recognized GOVERNING for outstanding journalism," said GOVERNING publisher Fred Kuhn. "These awards exemplify GOVERNING's continued dedication to journalistic integrity and commitment to providing job-critical insight to state and local leaders." ASBPE's Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, newsletters and digital media.

GOVERNING connects America's leaders by providing intelligence and analysis on management, policy and politics to help guide and inspire innovative leaders across state and local government. Its audience -- online, in print and in-person -- includes governors, mayors, legislators, local council members, program directors, agency heads, CIOs, policy advisors and other senior governmental officials. GOVERNING remains dedicated to creating publications and events that allow leaders from across geographic and institutional boundaries to share ideas, identify best practices and avoid pitfalls. See www.GOVERNING.com.

About e.Republic e.Republic is the nation's leading publishing, research, event and new media company focused on the state and local government and education markets. Flagship media brands include the Center for Digital Government, Center for Digital Education, Governing, Government Technology, Emergency Management, and Public CIO. See www.erepublic.com.

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