Publication_types_table

Publication_types_table - Distinguishing between popular...

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Distinguishing between popular magazines, trade magazines, and scholarly journals Popular Press Magazines Professional/Trade Magazines Academic/Scholarly Journals Intended Audience · general public · people working in the field · post-secondary students · researchers/academics · post-secondary students Author(s) · on-staff professional journalists · free-lance journalists or writers · people working in the field · free-lance journalists or writers · academics/researchers in the field Article Selection · editor assigns and/or chooses articles · editor assigns and/or chooses articles · editorial board of researchers/academics · "peer review" or "referee" committee Type of Research · usually secondary reporting of research · some original research (general public concerns) · usually secondary reporting of research · some original research · mostly original research Purpose · provide general information; to entertain · provide practical information to people in a specific field
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