The Press: Pull to the Right

The goal of the fortnightly Freeman, in the words of Editor John Chamberlain, is to be "the best right-wing magazine of opinion" in the U.S. Last week, 18 months after its first issue, Editor Chamberlain reported that the Freeman had taken some big steps toward its goal. At a time when most magazines of opinion are struggling to keep alive, its circulation has been increasing 1,000 a month, from a scant 6,000 to almost 20,000.

Beginning with its next issue, the Freeman will be dressed up in a slick-paper cover. For the first time it will carry ads and go on...

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