Last month we wrapped up the first Chronicles reader survey conducted in quite some time. Overall, the survey reinforced what we sensed about you, our loyal readers, and the direction you’d like to see the magazine go. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete and return the survey; the quantity of responses we received exceeded our greatest expectations.
In our chaotic and ideologically charged times, conservatives often feel isolated and alone. We observe the growing insanity promulgated across nearly all of society’s institutions: mainstream media, entertainment, higher education, public schools, government bureaucracies, and in the marketing and human resources departments of major corporations. One could say conservatives have adopted a mentality akin to a person hunkering down in a bunker, waiting for the current madness to pass.
You are not alone. Our survey showed that Chronicles has many thousands of readers who feel the same way. Our readers are generally, but not exclusively, a bit older and wiser than the general population. Most are very well-educated and many hold or have held business leadership positions and have been financially successful. Our readers are, in a phrase, intellectual, traditional conservatives.
When it comes to reading Chronicles, you prefer the magazine in print and enjoy taking time to peruse its articles. Many of you have expressed...