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How to Cite Articles From Newsweek


When you write essays or papers using information from magazine articles, you must cite the works you use in your writing. Citing gives credit to the work of other authors and also enables people to check the accuracy of your work. The arrangement of your citation depends on whether you write in Modern Language Association or American Psychological Association style. Cite articles from Newsweek magazine for both print and online articles.

MLA Style

Find the information you must include in the citation. You need the author's name, the title of the article, the Newsweek name, the complete date of the magazine and the page numbers for a print article. Include the date you accessed the article and the direct URL to the article for an online article.

Construct a print citation for Newsweek to include "author's last name and first name; the name of the article in quotation marks; the Newsweek name (underlined); the week, month and date of the article and the page numbers."

Create an online citation for Newsweek to include: "author's last name and first name; the name of the article in quotation marks; the Newsweek name (underlined); the week, month and date of the article; the date you accessed the article and the URL to the article.

APA Style

Locate the information you need for the citation. Include the author's name, the date of publication, the name of the magazine, the name of the article, the volume number and the page numbers. Add the date you accessed the article and the URL to the article for an online Newsweek article.

Compose a print citation for Newsweek to include "author's last name and first name, the date of publication, the name of the article, the Newsweek name (italicized), the volume number (italicized) and the page numbers."

Record an online citation for Newsweek to include "author's last name and first name, the date of publication, the name of the article, the Newsweek name (italicized), the volume number (italicized), the page numbers, the date you accessed the article and the URL to the article."

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