Newspaper

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Newspaper in Print

A daily or weekly publication that contains news often featuring articles on political events, crime, business, art, entertainment, society and sports

Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published.
*City Note: Only include if city is not in newspaper title. Do not include if well known or nationally published.

Newspaper

Citation: Bowman, Lee. “Bills Target Lake Erie Mussels.” The Pittsburgh Press, March 7, 1990.
Newspaper via Website

Citing a published newspaper found on a website

Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*City Note: Only include if city is not in newspaper title. Do not include if well known or nationally published.

Website

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Citation: Bowman, Lee. “Bills Target Lake Erie Mussels.” The Pittsburgh Press, March 7, 1990. http://news.google.com.
Newspaper via Database

Citing a published newspaper found on a database

Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published, Edition ed. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*City Note: Only include if city is not in newspaper title. Do not include if well known or nationally published.
*URL Note: Only include if URL is stable. If none, use database name instead.

Database

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Citation: Anand, Geeta. “Fire and Fumes Can’t Drive Indians from Hellish Village.” Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2010, Eastern ed. ProQuest Newspapers.
Newspaper Article Published Directly Online

Citing a newspaper article published directly online

Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*City Note: Only include if city is not in newspaper title. Do not include if well known or nationally published.

Website/Newspaper

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Online Magazine or Website? CNN.com does not have a print publication of its content. They produce their content directly online. We therefore treat this source more as a website.
Citation: Sutter, John D. “Why Internet Connections Are Faster in South Korea.” CNN Tech, March 31, 2010. http://www.cnn.com.
Newspaper Article Published Directly or Online

Citing a newspaper article published directly or simultaneously online

Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*City Note: Only include if city is not in newspaper title. Do not include if well known or nationally published.

Website/Newspaper

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Online Magazine or Website? Because we cannot identify separate in print publication information, we can assume this source was published either online only, or simultaneously online and in print. We therefore do not need to account for standard magazine publication information, but instead, mainly website information. Such information will help your reader identify the source.
Citation: Hernandez, Javier C. “Sharp Rise in Home Sales in February.” New York Times, April 5, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com.

 

 

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