Answered By: Edna Fugate
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017     Views: 67

Scholarly articles are written by experts in an academic field. They are usually published in specialized journals that focus on that field, such as the Journal of American History. These articles are usually longer, written in a formal academic language, and contain a list of references at the end.

Popular articles are written for a general audience. They are usually written by journalists, not scholars. They can focus on a variety of topics, including politics, current events, entertainment, and sports.

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