Recognizing the Soft News of the Women’s Pages
The content found in the women’s pages has been categorized as focusing on the four Fs: family, fashion, food, and furnishings. Bridal news, society insights, and local columns and advice columns also peppered the pages. While these topics have been castigated as fluff by some, they were important to readers. They appreciated learning about the changes in fashion trends, food technology developments, and family news. After all, these topics were part of their everyday lives.