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General Interest Magazines
|General Interest Magazines
|Also known as popular magazines
||Also known as industry magazines
||Also known as scholarly, refereed or peer reviewed journals
|Appearance: Generally attractive and illustrated with color photographs.
||Appearance: Generally attractive and are often illustrated with color photographs.
||Appearance: Generally have a sober, serious look. May contain graphs and charts, but few glossy pages or photographs. Use scholarly language with vocabulary specific to their profession or field.
||Appearance: Generally printed on newsprint in black ink.
|Audience: Written for the general public.
||Audience: Written for industry professionals
||Audience: Written for academics and professionals.
||Audience: Written for the general public.
|Authority: Articles written by staff or freelance writer.
||Authority: Articles written by staff writers, though the magazine may sometimes accept articles from industry professionals.
||Authority: Articles written by researchers or scholars in the field who report the results of original research.
||Authority: Articles written by staff writers and freelance journalists.
|Content: Includes current events and special features.
||Content: Includes current events and special features within a particular profession or industry.
||Content: Includes scholarly research for a particular profession or industry.
||Content: Includes current events and special features.
|Examples: Time, Discover, Ebony, Cooking Light
||Examples: Advertising Age, Art Culinaire, Food Protection Trends
||Examples: Journal of the American Medical Association, Convention and Event Tourism
||Examples: New York Times, Wall Street Journal