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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Newspaper Article: Print

(ASA Style Guide 2014 appendix p. 110-111)

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name Year of publication:Page number)

Example

(Eligon 2016:A6)

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First name. Year of publication. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper (italicized), Month date, pp. numbers.

Example

Eligon, John. 2016. "Bored, Broke and Armed: The Seeds of South Side Gang Violence." New York Times, December 22, pp. A1-A17.

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Helpful Hint

The pagination for newspapers is different than for journals. Use p. if the article is one page, and use pp. if the article is multiple pages.

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

Newspaper Article: Electronic

(ASA Style Guide 2014 appendix p. 110-111, 117-118)

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name Year of publication)

Example

(Smale 2016)

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First name. Year of publication. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper (italicized), Month date. Retrieved Month date, year (URL).

Example

Smale, Alison. 2016. "Flooded with Migrants, Germany Strains to Integrate Them." New York Times, April 28, 2016 (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/world/europe/germany-migrants-struggles-to-integrate.html).

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hint

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.