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What's in them?
Who writes them?
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What are their disadvantages?
Articles often use technical jargon and can be difficult for non-specialists to read
Scholarly journals are expensive and may not be as readily available
Research and review process take time; not as useful for current events or popular culture
Articles are selected by editors who may know very little about a topic
Authors usually do not cite sources
Published to make a profit; the line between informing and selling may be blurred