Category talk:Newspapers and magazines

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There is one inclusive word for "Newspapers and magazines". It's "periodicals". User4 (talk) 19:38, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Yes, I agree and when this Category gets larger, it should be divided into Category:Newspapers and Category:magazines under Category:Periodicals and who knows, someday even those categories could be divided into sub-categories. --Etenne BLSmileyface.png 19:58, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
A newspaper is a periodical. Therefore links to all articles about newspapers belong in the main category "Periodicals". This is for the convenience of someone who is interested in all types of periodicals, whether newspapers or magazines.
Newspaper articles should also be included in a subcategory "Newspapers", and this is for the convenience of those who are exclusively interested in newspapers articles.
A magazine is a periodical, too. Therefore links to all articles about magazines belong in the main category "Periodicals". This is for the convenience of someone who is interested in all types of periodicals, newspapers as well as magazines.
Magazine articles should also be included in a subcategory "Magazines". This is for the convenience of those who are exclusively interested in magazines.
Therefore, within the subcategories "Newpapers" and "Magazines," each relevant articles displays another link.
This is a system of redundancy, which allows someone to avoid all links to newspapers by going directly to the "Magazine" category, if he wishes.
And this allows someone to avoid all links to magazines by going directly to the "Newpaper" category, if he wishes.
Do you not understand how this system works? For the convenience of the reader, you include one main category, which contains links to all newspaper and magazine articles.
Then, for the convenience of a smaller group of readers, who have more specific interests, you include subcategories containing duplicate links to only that relevant content.
It is a filtration system, which filters out certain content based on the interests of the readers.
I'm sure that you will be able to see the logic involved if you just think about it for a while... User4 (talk) 20:47, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
I was going to take your advice and change the category name to periodicals today and move the magazines to their own category until I realized that if I did that, periodicals would be an empty category. --Etenne BLSmileyface.png 14:45, 5 May 2016 (UTC)