What is difference between these
two types of periodical articles?
for the "average" person who doesn't have in-depth knowledge
of a topic.
at professionals, researchers or others with more in-depth
knowledge of the topic.
opinion, current topics, quick facts.
analysis, scholarship. Often includes abstract, research methods,
articles providing broad overviews of topics.
articles providing in-depth analysis of topics.*
color pictures, advertisements.
looking, usually with fewer illustrations and advertisements.
is usually a staff writer or journalist. The author's name
is often not provided.
are usually experts, often university researchers. Authors'
credentials are usually included.
are generally evaluated by staff editors rather than experts
in the field.
articles must be reviewed by a "jury" of experts before they
are published. Sometimes referred to as "peer-reviewed" or
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of American History, Science, Foreign Affairs