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MLA Style Guide: Newspaper articles

This guide covers how in-text citations and references should be formatted in the MLA Style, 9th Edition.

Print newspaper article

Reference: Author's Last name, First name. "Article Title." Newspaper Title, Day Month Year of Publication, pp. Page number(s).

Example: Cunningham, Eddie. "Electric Cars Account for Nearly One-Third of New Car Sales this Year." Irish Independent, 2 Sept. 2021, p.19.

In-Text-Citation:

  • (Author Last name Page no)
  • (Page no)

Example:

  • Others (Cunningham 16) outline the latest figures for electric cars....
  • Cunningham (16) discusses....

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Online newspaper article

Reference: Author's Last name, First name. "Article Title." Newspaper Title, Day Month Year of Publication, pp. Page number(s), Platform/Container, Location/Link.

Example: Parker, George. "UK Promises no Return to 'Borders of the Past' in Ireland: Brexit Vote Aftermath." Financial Times, 26 July 2016, Proquest, www.proquest.com/stable/1234567.

In-Text-Citation

  • (Author's Last name Page no)
  • (Page no)

Example:

  • Others (Parker) argue....
  • Parker argues....

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