What is the difference?
"Magazine" is often used to describe a popular periodical like Time or People. Magazines have many color photos and advertisements.
“Journal” is used to describe a scholarly periodical that is written by experts. Journal articles tend to be longer and provide extensive citations to additional research.
American Journal of Sociology
New England Journal of Medicine
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Counseling Psychology
General or Popular Magazines:
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