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Evaluating Journals & Periodicals ~ Popular Magazines

Use the following criteria to see if it is General/Popular Magazine:

Author journalists
Length short, a few pages at the most
Language simple, general vocabulary
Publisher commercial and trade publishers
Sources generally not cited
Graphics lots of photographs and advertisements
Intended Value current events, news, popular culture, and entertainment
Examples Time, Newsweek, People, US News & World Report

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