Forensic Magazine® Recognized for Editorial Excellence

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Forensic Magazine®, a Vicon publication, has received a 2006 "Tabbie" award for editorial excellence in a contest organized by the Trade Association Business Press International (TABPI).

Vicon Publishing, Inc. announces that Forensic Magazine®, the source for technology, trends, products and solutions for forensic professionals, has received a 2006 "Tabbie" award for editorial excellence in a contest organized by Trade Association Business Press International (TABPI). "Life in a Disaster Morgue", by Douglas Page, won an Honorable Mention in the Feature Article category.

With more than 800 entries received from North American, European, and Asian publications, competition for the 2006 "Tabbie Awards" was particularly strong this year, according to TABPI. Complete results, along with selected comments from the judges and samples of the winning entries, are available at

"It's always been important to us to provide our readers with relevant, real-world information in a practical and useful manner," said Vicon Publishing president Patrick Murphy, who is also the publisher of Forensic Magazine. "We are happy to have our efforts consistently recognized not only by our subscribers and advertisers, but also by trade organizations such as TABPI."

"We are especially proud to be recognized for an article which highlights the special group of forensic professionals who left their own lives behind to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina," said Christine Janson, Chief Editor of Forensic Magazine. "Congratulations to Doug Page who delicately covered the technical, physical, and emotional challenges they faced."

It is the second year that Vicon Publishing has participated in the annual competition, as well as the second year in which Forensic Magazine has been recognized. (In 2005, "Chemical Safety in the Forensic Lab, Parts I & II", by Vince McLeod, CIH and Glenn Ketcham, CIH, won an Honorable Mention in the Regular Column category.)

About the TABPI Awards:

Based in Cleveland, OH, Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI; is a worldwide organization dedicated to bringing together editors working for English-language publications worldwide, and encourage a common dedication to editorial ethics and excellence. TABPI's editorial and design awards program, The Tabbies, is open to English-language b2b publications.

About Forensic Magazine:

Each issue of Forensic Magazine provides readers with relevant and timely information regarding all aspects of forensic technology, products, equipment and laboratory design. The publication ( is available in print and digital versions and serves as a resource for professionals responsible for forensic laboratories and crime scene investigation. It is available free of charge to qualified subscribers.

About Vicon Publishing:

Vicon Publishing, Inc. ( provides timely and relevant information to readers across select industries. In addition to Forensic Magazine, the business-to-business media company publishes a number of print and digital publications, including Controlled Environments Magazine® and Lab Manager Magazine.TM. It also produces audio/web seminars and conducts the annual TurnKey Conference, which delivers useful information on technology and trends in facility construction, renovation and equipment.


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