Chicago Manual of Style: How Do I Cite Newspapers

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Notes and Bibliography

Notes/bibliography is the older version of CMS.  Typically used in the disciplines of literature, history and the arts it accommadates endnotes or footnotes and a bibliography to fully document a paper.

Below are citation examples for newspapers:

No Author

Bib Entry:

Belfast Telegraph, "Ludicrous to ask officers to back Maze plan," March 14, 2011.

Endnote/Footnote:

Belfast Telegraph, "Ludicrous to ask officers to back Maze plan," March 14, 2011.

One Author

Bib Entry:

Cockburn, Patrick. "Arab League call for a no-fly zone may be too little, too late; Analysis." The Independent, March 14, 2011, first edition.

Endnote/Footnote:

Patrick Cockburn, "Arab League call for a no-fly zone may be too little, too late; Analysis," The Independent, first edition, March 14, 2011.

More than one author

Bib Entry:

McGreal, Chris and Simon Tisdall. "Road to Benghazi beckons for Gaddafi as Libyan rebels retreat under rain of rockets." The Guardian, March 14, 2011.

Endnote/Footnote:

Chris McGreal and Simon Tisdall, "Road to Benghazi beckons for Gaddafi as Libyan rebels retreat under rain of rockets," The Guardian, March 14, 2011


Author-Date System

The author-date system of CMS is typically used in the disciplines of physical, natural and social sciences.

Below are citation examples for newspapers:

No Author

Reference:

Belfast Telegraph. 2011. Ludicrous to ask officers to back Maze plan. March 14.

In text citation:

(Belfast Telegraph 2011)

One Author

Reference:

Cockburn, Partick. 2011. Arab League call for a no-fly zone may be too little, too late; Analysis. The Independent, March 14.

In text citation:

(Cockburn 2011)

More than one author

Reference:

McGreal, Chris and Simon Tisdall. 2011. Road to Benghazi beckons for Gaddafi as Libyan rebels retreat under rain of rockets. The Guardian, March 14, 2011

In text citation:

(McGreal and Tisdall 2011)