Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite a newspaper article. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. "Title." Publication Title, date published, URL or page numbers.


Fenton, Justin. "Baltimore County Doctor Pleads Guilty to Taking Kickbacks to Prescribe Pain Medication." The Baltimore Sun, 9 June 2021,

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname)


"Hoffberg, of Reisterstown, received $66,000 in payments after entering into a contract to make speaking engagements for Insys," (Fenton).

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