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Personal interview (conducted by author)

Groban, Josh. Interview. By Susan Smith. 21 Aug. 2016.

Government Publication

United States, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Influenza (Flu).” CDC, 21 July 2016.

Blog Post

If the blog post has a title, place it within double quotes. If it does not have a title use the description "Blog post" or "Blog comment." 

Berkenwald, Leah. "The Personal and the Political: Body Neutrality and Body Positivity." The Body Positive,, 20 May 2020.

Facebook Post / Comment

Modern Language Association. "Celebrate Bloomsday by listening to James Joyce read aloud from Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake." Facebook, 16 June, 2020,

Instagram Post

bobdylan (Bob Dylan). Post. Instagram, 16 May, 2020,

Twitter Post

Dances with Films. “We are proud to be up for best film festival.” Twitter, 8 Feb. 2020, 2:55 p.m.,