Module 4
Popular Magazines

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Popular Magazines:

  • Are of interest to the general public
  • Include current events and hot topics and are primary sources of analysis of popular cultureRolling Stone and Newsweek
  • Include short articles, usually not much depth
  • Include lots of colorful pictures & glossy ads
  • Are generally written by journalists & freelance writers in a non-technical language
  • Rarely cite any sources

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