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Meet Mr. Scholarly versus Mr. Popular
Scholarly V Popular
Scholarly vs Popular
||Articles in Scholarly Journals
||Articles in Magazines
|Who wrote the article
||Are written by a researcher, scholar, or practitioner.
||Are written by journalists, free-lance writers, editorial staff
|Who is the intended audience?
||Are written for other scholars, professionals, or students
||Are written for the general public
|What is the purpose of the publication?
||Report original research, experiments, or theories
||Report or persuade
|Does the author cite her sources?
||Always have footnotes or bibliography
||Rarely have footnotes or bibliography, or cite sources even informally.
|| Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Harvard Educational Review
||Prevention, Shape, Reader's Digest