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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019     Views: 120

To cite a newspaper ad in APA, the basic format is:

Name of Company. (Year, Month Day of publication). Name of advertisement [Advertisement]. Name of Newspaper, page number of the advertisement.


King County Metro. (2017, August 3). Changes to bus routes starting in September 2017 [Advertisement]. The Seattle Times, p. A6.


To cite a newspaper ad in MLA, the basic format is:

Advertisement for (then insert name of company). Name of Newspaper, Day Month Year when published, Page number of advertisement.


Advertisement for King County Metro. The Seattle Times, 3 Aug. 2017, p. A6.