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Is an article "written in a journal" or "written on a journal"?

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In a journal. If you write on a journal it sounds as if you're writing on its cover.

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Or about the journal. –  Wes Apr 28 '11 at 22:07
    
thanks!........ –  Stefano Borini Apr 28 '11 at 22:19
    
@Wes - we can talk more about this conversation later. ;-) –  mfe Apr 30 '11 at 21:30
    
I'm unsure what you mean exactly. –  Wes Apr 30 '11 at 22:26
    
@Wes - The idea of writing about a journal reminded me of a joke, as in "I'd like to talk more about a conversation later." –  mfe May 1 '11 at 4:37

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