BUSINESS JOURNALISM. THIRD YEAR SIXTH SEMESTER RUIA COLLEGE The last few days…. What is a magazine?. A periodical publication containing features of special and generic kinds A magazine may be generic or special interest and the contents would befit the theme designated to the magazine.
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The last few days…
These are those that cater to the interest of a specific profession or group
Some categories of Women’s Magazine are: Femina, Savvy, Women’s Era, Grihalakhsmi, GrihaShobha, MeriSakhi etc
In India, and in Indian traditional families or sometimes even among the urban populace, adolescents are not comfortable speaking to their peers of their problems. With the complications of urban life and the responsibility on woman, the ‘agony aunt’ turn out to be a perfect way out for woman to discuss their issues anonymously.
Sex as a subject found its place in magazines from the health point of view.
A general interest magazine like Reader’s Digest have also written about it from that perspective.
Indians are conventionally uncomfortable on talking about sex as its discussion was for long seen as a taboo.
Initially women’s magazines took up the subject from health point of view and gradually started writing about it as their audience grew from middle class to the elite.