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Citing Sources: Newspaper Articles

This guide provides information and examples for citing sources properly according to the following citation style manuals: American Psychological Association (APA), 7th edition; Modern Language Association (MLA), 8th ed
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2021 2:32 PM

From Printed Newspaper

APA

Pasciak, M. (2007, February 21). Proposed budget expands programs.
    Buffalo News, p. B3.

Wilson, E. (2007, February 22). Bad taste is their kryptonite. New York
    Times,
pp. G4, G7.


MLA

Brubaker, Bill. "New Health Center Targets County's Uninsured Patients." Washington Post, 24 May 2007, p. LZ01.

Wilson, Eric. "Bad Taste is Their Kryptonite." New York Times, 22
    Feb. 2007, late ed. p. G4.


Chicago: Newspapers are more often cited in notes or parenthetical references than in bibliographies. If newspaper sources are carefully documented in the text, they need not be cited in the bibliography.

Notes:

1. Nisha Deo, “Visiting Professor Lectures on Photographer,” Exponent (West Lafayette, IN), Feb. 13, 2009.

Bibliography:

Deo, Nisha. “Visiting Professor Lectures on Photographer.” Exponent (West Lafayette, IN), Feb. 13, 2009.

 


CSE

Citation-Sequence:

Pasciak M. Proposed budget expands programs. Buffalo News
2007 Feb 21;Sect B, 3.

Name-Year:

Pasciak M. 2007 Feb 21. Proposed budget expands programs.
Buffalo News;Sect B, 3.

From Online Newspaper

APA

Bosman, J. (2007, February 18). With one word, children's book
    sets off uproar. New York Times. Retrieved from
    http://www.nytimes.com


MLA

Bump, Phillip. "Donald Trump Starts the General Election behind Hillary Clinton by a Mile." Washington Post, 4 May 
     2016, www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/05/04/donald-trump-starts-the-general-election-trailing-hillary-clinton-by-a-mile/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_no-name%3Ahomepage%2Fstory


Chicago

Notes:

Doyle McManus, “The Candor War,” Chicago Tribune, July 29, 2010,
  http://www.chicagotribune.com/.

Bibliography:

McManus, Doyle. “The Candor War.” Chicago Tribune, July 29, 2010.
  http://www.chicagotribune.com/.


CSE Bosman J. With one word, children's book sets off uproar. NY Times [Internet].
2007 Feb 18 [cited 2007 Feb 22]: [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/18/books/18newb.html?_r=1&oref=slogin.

Full-text Article from a Database

APA

Milza, J. (2007, February 21). Eating fish during pregnancy can help
    improve baby's IQ.Staten Island Advance, C05. Retrieved from
    http://west.thomson.com/default.aspx


MLA

Ashenmacher, Will. "Reversing the Sands of Time: After Years of Neglect and Abuse,
      Park Point's Dune Ecosystem is Making a Comeback Thanks to the Work of
      Volunteers." Duluth News-Tribune, 31 May 2008, p. 1A. America's Newspapers, doi:10/sd3098sjdflkj.
      Accessed 19 Mar. 2016.


Chicago

Notes:

Carl Zimmer, “DNA Studies Suggest Emperor Is Most Ancient of Penguins,”
New York Times, October 11, 2005, late edition, LexisNexis Academic.

Bibliography:

Zimmer, Carl. “DNA Studies Suggest Emperor Is Most Ancient of Penguins.”
New York Times, October 11, 2005, late edition. LexisNexis Academic.


CSE

Milza J. Eating fish during pregnancy can help improve baby's IQ.
Staten Island Adv 2007 Feb 21;Sect C:5. In: Campus Research:
News & Law [database on the Internet]. New York (NY): West
Products; c2007 [cited 2007 Feb 22]. [about 12 paragraphs].

From an Online News Service

APA

Obituaries in the news. (2007, February 21). Associated Press.
    Retrieved http://news.yahoo.com/.


MLA

Chrisafis, Angelique. “‘France is Not in Chaos’: PM Manuel Valls Says Labor Reforms Must Go Ahead.” Guardian, 2 Jun.

2016, theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/02/france-can-change-manuel-valls-on-why-he-wont-back-down-

over-labour-reform. Accessed 12 Jun. 2016.


Chicago

Notes:

Associated Press, “Afraid of Laundry? You Will Be After Reading This,” USA Today, July 17,
  2008, http://www.usatoday.com.

*Online news service article citations are usually listed only in notes and parenthetical references and not in bibliographies or references.

 


CSE

[No example provided in current edition.]

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