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Chicago Footnote Referencing - Theology students: Newspaper/Magazines

This guide provides information on how to reference using the Chicago Footnote referencing style. PLEASE NOTE: counselling and education students should use APA referencing style

How to reference newspaper articles

Footnote

1st citation 

First name Surname, "Title of newspaper article: Subtitle," Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year, page number(s). 

Jim Yardley and Simon Romero, “Liberation Theology gets Second Look in Pope Francis' focus on Poor,” Sydney Morning Herald, May 30, 2015, 54.

 

Subsequent citations

Surname, "Shortened title of newspaper article," page number(s).

Yardley and Romero, “Liberation Theology gets Second Look,” 54.

 

Bibliography

Surname, First name.  "Title of newspaper article: Subtitle." Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year.  

Yardley Jim, and Simon Romero. “Liberation Theology gets Second Look in Pope Francis' focus on Poor.” Sydney Morning Herald, May 30, 2015.

 

Footnote

1st citation 

First name Surname, "Title of newspaper article: Subtitle," Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year, URL

Andrew Trounson, “College of Divinity to be Next University of Specialisation,” The Australian, August 31, 2011, http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/college-of-divinity-to-become-uni-of-specialisation/story-e6frgcjx-1226126431994

 

Subsequent citations

Surname, "Shortened title of newspaper article." 

Trounson, “College of Divinity.”

 

Bibliography

Surname, First name.  "Title of newspaper article: Subtitle." Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year. URL

Trounson, Andrew. “College of Divinity to be Next University of Specialisation.” The Australian, August 31, 2011, http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/college-of-divinity-to-become-uni-of-specialisation/story-e6frgcjx-1226126431994

 

 

NB: If no author is identified begin the citation with the article title

Footnote

1st citation 

"Title of newspaper article: Subtitle," Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year, URL if applicable

“David Simmons to focus on theology following NRL retirement,” Daily Telegraph, September 3, 2015, http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/david-simmons-to-focus-on-theology-following-nrl-retirement/story-fni3gfvk-1227510512966 

 

Subsequent citations

"Shortened title of newspaper article." 

“David Simmons to focus on theology following NRL retirement.”

 

Bibliography

"Title of newspaper article: Subtitle." Title of newspaper, Month Date, Year. URL if applicable

“David Simmons to focus on theology following NRL retirement.” Daily Telegraph, September 3, 2015. http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/david-simmons-to-focus-on-theology-following-nrl-retirement/story-fni3gfvk-1227510512966  

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Journals vs Magazines

Chicago Manual of Style makes a distinction between journals and magazines:

  • A journal refers to a scholarly or professional periodical available normally by subscription (either print or online)
  • A magazine refers to a weekly or monthly periodical that is more accessible to general readers such as through bookstore or newsagent.

How to reference magazines

Footnote

1st citation 

First name Surname, "Title of magazine article: Subtitle," Title of magazine, Month Year, page number(s). 

Tim Beardsley, “Where Science and Religion Meet,” Scientific American, February 1998, 18.

 

Subsequent citations

Surname, "Shortened title of magazine article," page number(s).

Beardsley, “Where Science and Religion Meet,” 19.

 

Bibliography

Surname, First name. "Title of magazine article: Subtitle." Title of magazine, Month Year.  

Beardsley, Tim. “Where Science and Religion Meet.” Scientific American, February 1998.

 

Footnote

1st citation 

First name Surname, "Title of magazine article: Subtitle," Title of magazine, Month Year, URL.

Andrew Cockburn, “The Judas Gospel,” National Geographic, May 2006, http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/05/judas-gospel/cockburn-text/1

 

Subsequent citations

Surname, "Shortened title of magazine article." 

Cockburn, “The Judas Gospel.”

 

Bibliography

Surname, First name. "Title of magazine article: Subtitle." Title of magazine, Month Year, URL.

Cockburn, Andrew. “The Judas Gospel.” National Geographic, May 2006, http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/05/judas-gospel/cockburn-text/1

 

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