What features distinguish a scholarly journal from other types of periodicals? How does the level of vocabulary and detail differ in each type of periodical? What is the intended audience?
For a detailed description of the distinctions between these types of publications, see Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals.
What are the characteristics of publications which allow you to conclude that they are liberal? moderate? conservative? How does their orientation affect the way they presented information about the topic or event you selected?
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