What is a newspaper?
A newspaper contains articles focused on current events and is published:
Note: Ads, cartoons, editorials, interviews, letters or reviews can be cited in Advanced.
How does a newspaper article differ from a magazine?
How do I evaluate an article?
Is the evidence strong?
Is the article written objectively?
How does this source fit?
How do I evaluate a reporter's authority?
Search the author's name to identify expertise like:
Tip: If the writer is a citizen journalist (a volunteer contributor not trained as a reporter), the article may have been posted without being fact-checked or edited. Evaluate the content thoroughly.
How do I cite a newspaper article?
Gather elements for your citation from the online or print newspaper.