Although it is not always appropriate to use scholarly articles, they are considered to be the gold standard for quality.
What is a scholarly article?
Often referred to as "peer-reviewed" or "academic," scholarly articles are concerned with academic study, especially research, exhibiting methods and attitudes of a scholar.
What are the general characteristics of scholarly articles?
What are substantive news articles?
These are often newspaper articles or articles published in high-quality, serious magazines, such as The Economist, U.S. News and World Report, National Geographic, and Scientific American. You might also be able to find these types of articles on newspaper or magazine websites, as well as those by major news corporations like CNN, Fox News, or Huffington Post.
What are the characteristics of substantive news articles?
What are popular articles?
These articles are usually published in popular magazines, like Sports Illustrated, Ebony, People, Shape, and Rolling Stone, and are geared towards an audience that has an interest in that topic (sports, popular culture, music, etc.)
What are the characteristics of popular articles?