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

Let's begin by looking at two common types of periodicals: scholarly journals and popular magazines. Below is a chart that will help us to compare them by their major characteristics. Click on the Show Me More! button to reveal some of their major differences.

Popular Magazine
Scholarly Journal
What is its purpose?
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?