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Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.)

Regular Column

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.195)



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

Full Example

1. Rachel L. Swarns, “Freelancers in the ‘Gig Economy’ Find a Mix of Freedom and Uncertainty,” The Working Life, New York Times, February 9, 2014, http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/nyregion/for-freelancers-in-the-gig-economy-a-mix-of-freedom-and-uncertainty.html?ref=todayspaper.

Abbreviated Example

2. Swarns, New York Times, February 9, 2014.


2. Swarns, The Working Life, February 9, 2014.

Helpful Hints

The headline does not need to be included, so the column can be cited with just the column title.

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

If a newspaper or magazine is online include a URL or DOI.

See 14.18 for more information on where to put line breaks for URLs or DOIs.

Regular Column (Example)