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Scholarly journals contain peer-reviewed articles which report original research and provide in-depth analysis. The language is technical. Graphs, tables, and references are included. They are written by professors, researchers, and scholars.
Popular periodicals cover current topics, are written in everyday language, include color images, and rarely cite sources. They are written by journalists.