The People's Friend: 150 years without upsetting or offending

When the People's Friend was first published 150 years ago it vowed it would contain nothing with the "slightest tendency to corrupt the morals either of old or young".
According to editor-in-chief Angela Gilchrist, the longest-running women's magazine in the world is still sticking to those founding values.
"There should be nothing to upset or offend," she says.
"The Friend is all about entertainment so people feel better for reading it, not saddened, upset or frightened in any way."
The People's Friend, which was launched in Dundee on 13 January 1869, was... read more

 
13 January 2019 in Regional, Views: 45
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