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Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)

Newspaper Article

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.203-14.213)

Note

Model

Author, "Article Title," Newspaper Title, Date of publication, DOI/URL(if online).

Full Example

1. Lenny Bernstein, “California Drought Hits Farmers Hardest,” Washington Post, February 10, 2014, http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/california-drought-hits-farmers-hardest/2014/02/09/beec5e10-9043-11e3-b46a-5a3d0d2130da_story.html.

Abbreviated Example

2. Bernstein, “California Drought.”

Or

2. Bernstein, Washington Post, February 10, 2014.

Helpful Hints

Although many newspaper headlines are capitalized like sentences, to remain consistent, it should be capitalized like other titles.

If the author and title of the article have been cited in the text, then an in-text citation is sufficient: (Washington Post, February 10, 2014)

Although many newspaper headlines are capitalized like sentences, to remain consistent, it should be capitalized like other titles.

If a newspaper is online include a URL or DOI.

See 14.12 for more information on where to put line breaks for URLs or DOIs.