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MLA Citation Style, 9th Edition

Newspaper Article - Examples

Example 1 – Print


(Zumbrun A2)

Works Cited:

Zumbrun, Josh. "Oil's Plunge Could Fuel Its Rebound." Wall Street Journal, 23 Feb. 2015, p. A2.


Example 2 – Electronic



Works Cited:

Derworiz, Colette. "Proposed Power Line Threatens Iconic Views in Southern Alberta." Calgary Herald. Postmedia Network, 5 Mar. 2015,


NOTE: For works with no page numbers, such as newspaper articles published online, it is preferable to include the author's name in the text and omit a parenthetical reference altogether.

A date of access at the end of the citation is optional.