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Scholarly, Popular and Trade Publications

Popular Magazines

Popular and general interest or sensational magazines can be informative and entertaining. Characteristics are:

  • Author often employed by the magazine.
  • No abstract.
  • Written for a general audience
  • No in-text citations and often no references given.
  • Tend to have advertising
  • Articles are not very long
  • Articles are not peer reviewed

Examples of Popular Magazines

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