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MLA Citation Style Guide: Newspaper Article from a Website

This guide contains examples of common citation formats in MLA (Modern Language Association) Style

Newspaper Article from a Website (p.184-187)

General Format 

      Parenthetical Citation: 
      (Author Surname page or paragraph number)
 
      Works Cited:
      Author Surname, First Name. “Article Title: Subtitle.” Newspaper Website Title.

            Site Publisher Name. Publication Date [Day Month Year]. Medium.
 
            Date of Access [Day Month Year]. <URL optional>
 
Example
 
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (McNeil par. 5)
 
      Works Cited:
      McNeil, Donald G. “U.S. Lags in Global Measure of Premature Births.”
 
            New York Times. New York Times. 2 May 2012. Web. 15 May 2012.