How To Write A Bibliography For Newspaper Articles

APA: Newspaper

Click here to automatically cite a Newspaper.

How to Cite a Newspaper in Print in APA

Structure:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. Page(s).

Examples:

Bowman, L. (1990, March 7). Bills target Lake Erie mussels. The Pittsburgh Press, p. A4.

Meier, B. (2013, January 1). Energy Drinks Promise Edge, but Experts Say Proof Is Scant. New York Times, p. 1.

How to Cite a Newspaper Online in APA

Format:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. Page(s). Retrieved from URL.

Examples:

Bowman, L. (1990, March 7). Bills target Lake Erie mussels. The Pittsburgh Press, p. A4. Retrieved from http://www.pittsburghpress.com

Meier, B. (2013, January 1). Energy drinks promise edge, but experts say proof is scant. New York Times, p. 1. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

How to Cite a Newspaper on a Database in APA

Format:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. Page(s). Retrieved from URL

Examples:

Anand, G. (2010, April 2). Fire and fumes can't drive Indians from hellish village. Wall Street Journal, p. A1. Retrieved from http://online.wsj.com

Carey, P. (2012, December 21). An apps-eye view of global warming and climate change. Contra Costa Times. Retrieved from www.lexisnexis.com

How to Cite a Newspaper Article Published Directly Online in APA

Format:

Last, F. M., & Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title. Retrieved from URL

Examples:

Sutter, J. D. (2010, March 31). Why internet connections are fastest in South Korea. CNN Tech. Retrieved from http://cnn.com

Zeitlin, M. (2012, December 29). The milk cliff explained: Why a gallon may soon hit $7. Newsweek. Retrieved from http://www.thedailybeast.com

Make sure to:

  • Only include "City" if city is not in the newspaper name.

View our visual citation guide on how to cite a Newspaper in APA format.

MLA: Magazine

How to Cite a Magazine in Print in MLA

The magazine is very similar to the newspaper. Cite the author of the article, the name of the article, name of the magazine, the date published, and the pages referred to.

Structure:

Last, First M. "Article Title." Magazine Title. Date Month Year Published: Page(s). Print.

Examples:

Rothbart, Davy. "How I Caught up with Dad." Men's Health Oct. 2008: 108-13. Print.

Jaeger, Jaclyn. "Social Media Use in the Financial Industry." Compliance Week 1 Aug. 2010: n. pag. Print.

How to Cite a Magazine Online in MLA

Format:

Last, First M. "Article Title." Magazine Title. Date Month Year Published. Website Title Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

Examples:

Rothbart, Davy. "How I Caught up with Dad." Men's Health Oct. 2008. Google Books Web. 16 Mar. 2010.

Folger, Tim. "Higgs: What Causes the Weight of the World." Discover Magazine n.d.: n. pag. Web. 2 Jan. 2013.

How to Cite a Magazine on a Database in MLA

Format:

Last, First M. "Article Title." Magazine Title. Date Month Year Published. Database Name Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

Example:

"China's Export Prospects: Fear of the Dragon." The Economist 9 Jan. 2010. LexisNexis Academic. Web. 20 Mar. 2010.

How to Cite a Magazine Published Directly Online in MLA

Format:

Last, First M., and First M. Last. "Article Title." Magazine Title. Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

Example:

Nasar, Sylvia, and David Gruber. "Manifold Destiny." The New Yorker Conde Nast Digital, 28 Aug. 2006. Web. 30 Mar. 2010.

Make sure to:

  • Choose if the source was published directly online or originally in print.
  • Only include the URL if the source cannot be found easily.

View our visual citation guide on how to cite a Magazine in MLA format.

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