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Chicago/Turabian: Newspaper articles

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Additional examples and explanations for book citations are found on pages 186-188 in A Manual for Writers (2007).

Basic Newspaper Article Citation

Basic Footnote Entry

     Author's first name Author's last name, "Title of the Article,"  Name of
newspaper
Month Day, Year, Section of Paper.

 

Basic Works Cited Entry

Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of the Article."  Name of newspaper.,
     
Month Day, Year,  Section of Paper.

Newspaper article - Print

Footnote:

Allison Borgelt, "Sealed with a Kiss,"  BG News, June 17, 2009.


Works Cited:

Borgelt, Allison. "Sealed with a Kiss."  BG News,  June 17, 2009. 

Newspaper Article - Electronic

Footnote:

     Gretchen Reynolds, "Phys Ed: Your Brain on Exercise,"  New York Times, July 7,
2010,
Health section, http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/your-brain-on
-exercise/ (accessed
July 7, 2016).

 

Works Cited:

Reynolds, Gretchen .  "Phys Ed: Your Brain on Exercise."  New York Times, July 7,
     2010,
 Health section. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/your-brain-on
     -exercise/
(accessed July 7, 2016).

Be sure that any URL you include is a permanent or persistent URL, so that the article can be accessed again using it.