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Turabian Citation Style Guide 8th Edition: G. Newspaper Article from an Online Newspaper

This guide will help you cite sources in the Turabian/Chicago Style.

About Citing Articles

For each type of source in this guide, the general form and specific examples will be provided for both the Notes-Bibliography and the Author-Date style options of Turabian.

This information and several of the examples were drawn from A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations (8th edition). Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

For further information, please ask your instructor or refer to the Turabian manual.

Newspaper Article from an Online Newspaper

When citing newspaper articles that are read online, follow the basic pattern for print newspaper articles and also include an access date and URL.  If the article is accessed through a subscription database, you may include the name of the database instead of the URL (pp. 186-7; 250-1).
General Format
 Notes-Bibliography Style (pp. 186-187):
      Note Number. Author First Name/Initial Author Last Name, "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article," NewspaperTitle, Date of Publication. accessed Date of Access, URL.
      Bibliographic Entry (necessary if citation is critical to your argument or frequently cited in your paper):
      22. Richard Simon, "Redistricting Could Cost California Some Clout in Washington," Los Angeles Times, August 28, 2011, accessed August 30, 2011,,01873016.story.


      Bibliographic Entry (if necessary):


General Format
Author-Date Style (pp. 250-251)
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Author Last Name Year)
      Reference List Entry:
      Parenthetical Entry:

      (Simon 2011)

      Reference List Entry:

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