Guide: How to cite a Newspaper in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Newspaper in MLA style

Cite A Newspaper in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a newspaper using the MLA citation style. 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Publication Title, Year Published: Pages Used. Online. Internet. Date Accessed. . Available: http://Website URL.


The Australian,. 'Falling commodity prices a budget risk warns world bank head', 2014. Online. Internet. 24 Oct. 2014. . Available:

In-text citation

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


Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title', Publication Title, Year Published, online, Internet, 10 Oct. 2013. , Available: http://Website-Url.


Many countries in the world that rely on natural resources — and Australia is in this camp — face falling prices and falling volumes, which creates a double challenge for the economy.  The Australian, 'Falling commodity prices a budget risk warns world bank head', 2014, online, Internet, 24 Oct. 2014. , Available:

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