CHICAGO: Newspaper

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How to Cite a Newspaper in Print in Chicago

Note

This source is typically cited in footnotes only, but include if critical to your paper or cited often.

Structure:

Last name, First name. "Article Title." Newspaper Title, Month Date, Year of publication.

Examples:

Bowman, Lee. "Bills Target Lake Erie Mussels." The Pittsburgh Press, March 7, 1990.

Meier, Barry. "Energy Drinks Promise Edge, but Experts Say Proof is Scant." New York Times, January 1, 2013.

How to Cite a Newspaper Online in Chicago

Structure:

Last name, First name. "Article Title." Newspaper Title, Month Date, Year of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year of access. URL.

Examples:

Kaplan, Karen. "Flu Shots May Reduce Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes and Even Death." Los Angeles Times, October 22, 2013. Accessed February 11, 2014. http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/22/science/la-sci-sn-flu-shot-heart-attack-stroke-death-20131022.

Mushnick, Phil. "Sterling Continues to Call it Wrong." New York Post, April 23, 2012. Accessed March 3, 2014. http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/more_sports/it_is_high_MA7rV0tTT05uFqhU36VTIN.

Make sure to:

  • Only include "City" if city is not in the newspaper name.
  • Include the "Date Accessed" if there is no publication date provided.

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