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Chicago - Referencing Guide

News Articles


Include section name if given.

Include the specific date as well as year.

Include the specific page or section numbers if appropriate.


Standard format for citation

Article Author, A. A. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper: Section, Month Day, Year, inclusive page numbers.


News article from a full text database

Author full first name provided

Fannin, Penny. 2002. "Mechanical Heart Tested." The Age, April 29, 2002. Factiva.

Author first names' initials only provided

O'Leary, C. 2006. "Landmark Study to Aid Push for Public Smoking Ban." The West Australian, June 29, 2006, 14. Factiva.

News article from the internet

Author first names' initials only provided

Devlin, H. 2010. "Neuron Breakthrough Offers Hope on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s." The Times, January 28, 2010.

Hilts, P. J. 1999. "In Forecasting Their Emotions, Most People Flunk Out." The New York Times, February 16, 1999.

Media/press release from the internet

Newcrest Mining Limited. 2023. “Newcrest to trial advanced 4G and 5G mobile at Cadia for safer, smarter and more sustainable mines .” Media release , February 15, 2023.

Newspaper articles in print

Author full first name provided

Eccleston, Roy. 2006. "Generation XXL." Weekend Australian Magazine, June 10-11, 2006, 16-19.

Author first names' initials only provided

Hatch, B. 2006. "Smoke Lingers for Those who Keep Hospitality Flowing." Australian Financial Review, July 13, 2006, 14.

Newspaper article in print: No author

Townsville Bulletin. 2010. "Kidney Disease Costs to Rise." November 6, 2010, 64.


See the All Examples page for examples of in-text and reference list entries for specific resources such as articles, books and web pages.