Journal & Periodical and Magazine
A journal is a scholarly publication which contains articles, written by researcher, professor and other expert. Journal focuses on a specific discipline or field of study. Unlike newspaper and magazine, journal is intended for academic or technical readers, not general readers.
Most journal articles are followed:
1) Article is peer reviewed
2) Article has original research ground on specific discipline, sub discipline or field of study
3) Article focuses on current developments/development of existing article in new focus/area
4) Article cites other works and has bibliographies
5) Article/content (its quality) is controlled by an editor or an editorial board
6) Article is generally written with more technical language by expert in the subject
7) Article/journal can be print/ online or both in edition
Periodical is a serial publication with its own distinctive title which contains a mix of articles, editorials, reviews, columns, short stories, poems or other works, written by more than one contributor with an interval of less than a year.
Magazine is a periodical with a popular focus, aiming the general public and it contains news, personal narratives, and opinions. Magazine uses vocabulary which is understandable to most people and often has lots of eye-catching illustrations. Magazine publishes advertisements to meet up it cost.
An academic journal is a peer-reviewed periodical in which a particular scholarly article of academic discipline is published. Academic journal serves as forum for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. Academic journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields.