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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide

Newspaper Article, No Author

The example below refers to a newspaper article with no author in print.

For an article with no author, start the citation with the article title. For the in-text citation, use the first word or first few words of the title, followed by ellipses (...).

Newspaper titles are not abbreviated.


General Format


In-Text Citation:
(Title... date)
Reference List:
Article title. Year Mmm dd. Newspaper title (edition). Sect: Beginning page of article (column number).




In-Text Citation:
(Father and son... 2009) 
Reference List:

Father and son arrested in beating. 2009 May 26. Kamloops Daily News; Sect. A:5.