Digital Journalism Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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How to do citations in Digital Journalism style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Digital Journalism citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Digital Journalism.

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How do you cite a book in the Digital Journalism referencing style? (2024 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Digital Journalism

Here’s an example book citation in Digital Journalism using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Digital Journalism citation:
Angelou, Maya. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Digital Journalism looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Digital Journalism citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Digital Journalism format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Digital Journalism in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Digital Journalism journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Container Volume (Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. doi:DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Digital Journalism: