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magazine
A collection of articles generally written by staff or freelance writers and aimed at the general public. Articles tend to be brief with no references listed or credentials of the author given. Examples: Fortune, Reader's Digest, Time.

journal
A collection of articles generally written by experts in their fields. Articles tend to be detailed with references listed and credentials of the author given. Some journals are peer reviewed. Examples: Journal of Applied Psychology, JAMA, Modern Fiction Studies.

scholarly journals
Journals whose content has been written by scholars or experts in their field. The most authoritative scholarly journals are peer reviewed. See a chart to compare scholarly journals and popular magazines:

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