PCWorld founder David Bunnell remembered: The mutiny, the magazines, the Mao suit
Marlene Breverman stashed this in Computer Journalists
Stashed in: R.I.P.
Bunnell and Cheryl Woodard put out the first issue of PC Magazine in January, 1982, only to leave later that year with most of the staff after the publication was sold to Ziff-Davis without their consent. With funding from our parent company, IDG, that staff started PC World (as the print magazine was then spelled) with founding editor Andrew Fluegelman. The magazine quickly grew to be a leader in technology journalism. Bunnell went on to co-found Macworld and other technology publications for IDG, and eventually left for other ventures.
I had no idea PC Magazine was sold in under a year. Wow.