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Citation Guide: How to cite NEWSPAPERS

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in reference papers.

How to cite PRINT NEWSPAPER articles

ASA Newspaper Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Name. Middle Initial or name if used. Year of Publication. "Article Title." Newspaper Title, date of publication, pp. pages.

Examples: (Print or Online version from print such as database version)
Brozan, Nadine. 2002. "Where Home is a Real Sanctuary." New York Times, June 16, pp. D11+.

"Cold Weather Chills Home Building in Many States." 2002. Wall Street Journal, February 14, p. B17.

Salij, Micha. 2001. These Books can help you survive Homebuilding." Detroit Free Press, September 27, p. C8.

How to cite ONLINE NEWSPAPER articles

ASA Newspaper Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Name. Middle Initial or name if used. Year of Publication. "Article title." Newspaper Title, date of publication. Retrieved date (complete URL from authoritative web site).

Examples:
Krauss, Chris. 2008. Surge in Natural Gas has Utah Driving Cheaply. New York Times, August 30. Retrieved January 26, 2016 (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/30/news/krauss.html).

Wingfield, Brian, and Miriam Marcus. 2007. "America's Greenest States." Forbes, October 16. Retrieved December 15, 2015 (http://www.forbes.com/2007/10/16/environment-energy-vermont-biz-beltway-cx_bw_mm_1017greenstates.html).