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Academic (Scholarly) and Popular Articles: Popular Magazines

What is a popular magazine?

A popular magazine has articles written for the general public.  They use easily-understood language and the articles tend to be short. 


Magazine Structure




Check out "Structure of the Magazine" by Nikola Mileta for an in-depth description of the four elements a magazine: cover pages, the front, the feature well, and the back.

Elements of a magazine page


From Magazine Designing, 26 Mar. 2013.

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