Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

EDU 230: Communication Skills for Teachers -- Spring 2019: Exercises

Types of periodicals

Cornell University library distinguishes four categories of periodicals.

  • Scholarly  (Watch Video Articles are reviewed by experts and must represent original research.
  • Substantive News/General Interest  (Watch Video Intended to provide general information to a broad audience.
  • Popular  Published to entertain, sell something, or promote a viewpoint
  • Sensational  Aim to get attention and play on popular superstitions.

Look at the sites below and determine what type of periodical each is, and why.


Other web sites