Saturday, March 3, 2012

How to cite a tweet in academic work

The Modern Language Association likes to keep up with the times. As we all know, some information breaks first or only on Twitter and a good academic needs to be able to cite those sources. So, the MLA has devised a standard format that you should keep in mind. Its form is:
--Alexis Madrigal, Atlantic Monthly, on giving credit in a digital age