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MLA Citation Guide 8th Edition: Citing a print newspaper article

A guide to citing according to the MLA 8th edition

What you will need to cite a print newspaper

To cite a newspaper article, you will need the following:

  1. Author (s) of the article if available
  2. Title of the article in quotes
  3. Name of the newspaper italicized
  4. Day, month and year
  5. page (s)

Basic Newspaper Article Citation


Newspaper article - Print