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If the article has no author, start your bibliographic entry with the title of the article in sentence-case. Capitalize only the initial word and any proper nouns. Place the publication date in parentheses after the author's name.

Put the year the article was published first, then type a comma. Provide the name of the month in unabbreviated form followed by the day. Close the parentheses and place a period immediately after. For articles with new author, put the date in parentheses after the title of the article. Provide the title of the article using sentence-case.

After the date, type the title of the article along with any subtitle. Only capitalize the first word and any proper nouns. Place a period at the end, or other punctuation as necessary. Villains take over Gotham; Superman stays away. Type the name of the newspaper in italics with the page number.

For print newspapers, include the section and page number after the name of the newspaper. The page number is not italicized. Place a period after the page number. If there is no page number, such as if you found the article online, place a period after the name of the newspaper. The Daily Planet , p. Add the website URL or database, if applicable. Starting with the words "Retrieved from," let your readers know where you found the article. APA style only requires a URL for the newspaper itself, not a direct permalink to the article itself.

Retrieved from Collected DC News. Use the author's last name and the year for in-text citations. In addition to a bibliography, APA style calls for parenthetical citations within your text whenever you either paraphrase or quote a source. If quoting directly, include the page number if possible. Kent, Direct quote example: Start your bibliography entry with the name of the author. If an author is listed for the article, type their last name first, followed by a comma and their first name. Place a period after the author's name.

If no author is listed, start with the name of the newspaper in italics, followed by a comma. The Daily Planet ,. Provide the title of the article in quotation marks. Using title-case, capitalize all nouns and verbs in the title. Include any sub-title by placing a colon after the title and then typing the sub-title.

Place a period or other punctuation mark at the end of the title, inside the quotation marks. Include the name of the newspaper in italics. The name of the newspaper that published the article follows immediately after the title. Place a period at the end of the name of the newspaper. List the date the article was published. Start with the full name of the month, then the day followed by a comma.

End with the year the article was published, then place a period after the year. Just provide the year if the month and day aren't given. For online articles, include the date the article was most recently updated, if applicable. Copy the URL and date of access for online newspapers. If you accessed the article online, include a full permalink for the article.

After the link, open parentheses and type the word "accessed" followed by the month, day, and year you accessed the article. Place a period after the closing parentheses. Reverse the order of the author's name and use commas for footnotes.

Chicago Style normally requires you to place a footnote in your text when you paraphrase or directly quote a source. Depending on the style, you may or may not need this information. Abbreviation tagged on to the end of a name that provides additional information about a person. This includes suffixes like Jr.

The title is what the work you are citing is called. If there is no title, some styles ask for a description of the source instead. It is how you find a page on the internet; the address of the web page. The form in which a work was shared or published. Here is one example. Oil on wood, Watercolors on paper, Bronze, etc. Either a person, group, or organization that contributed to a piece of work. This includes, but is not limited to, an editor, writer, performer, interviewer, and director. Person who originally wrote or made a book, blog, poem, play, article, podcast, digital image, etc.

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