Frontline - Volume: August 23, 2013
Divide and Rule, Congress calculus, Threat to federalism, Echo in other
states, Losing sheen, Challenging a verdict and more...
India's National Magazine.
Frontline, the fortnightly English magazine from the stable
of The Hindu, has been a distinguished presence in the media world for the past
27 years. As per the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) Q4, Frontline’s average
issue readership is 152000.
Its journalism is characterised by in-depth, insightful reporting and
analysis of issues and events at the regional, national and international
levels. It excels in long-form journalism.
The topics Frontline covers range from politics, economics
and social issues to the environment, nature, culture and cinema. Its cover
stories are comprehensive. No other magazine reports world affairs as
exhaustively as Frontline does. Its science coverage has won international
acclaim. Intellectually stimulating books reviews and informative, exciting
photo features are regular items on the Frontline menu.
The magazine has remained particularly focussed on people's
concerns and has therefore refused to accept uncritically the policies and
programmes of successive governments. It has fought, and supported the battles
against, social evils. Its fact-based, non-sensational stories with a strong
human interest component have had an impact on decision-making at regional and
In the process it has become a "compulsory read" for those
who value truthful reporting and analysis. An important factor that sets
Frontline apart from other magazines is its progressive orientation: it is
unflinchingly secular, democratic and pro-people. Naturally, it has built up a
loyal, intelligent and socially conscious.
Courtesy: Frontline (The Hindu)