Popular Magazines and Scholarly Journals: What's the Difference?

 
Popular Magazine
Scholarly Journal
Examples


Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Psychology Today


JAMA, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Abnormal Psychology
What is its purpose?
To entertain, to inform, to sell magazines (i.e., to make money!). To report on original research or experimentation.
Who are the articles' authors?
Who is the audience?
What kind of language is used?
Who is the publisher?
Do articles contain a bibliography/ works cited page?
Does it contain photographs & other graphics?