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APA - Referencing Guide

Newspaper Articles


Include section name if given.

Include the specific date as well as the year.

Include the specific page or section numbers if appropriate.

Precede page numbers for newspapers with p. or pp.


Standard format for citation

Article Author, A. A. (Year, date). Title of article. Title of Newspaper: Section, inclusive page numbers.


News articles with URLs

Devlin, H. (2010, January 28). Neuron breakthrough offers hope on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The Times.

Hilts, P. J. (1999, February 16). In forecasting their emotions, most people flunk out. The New York Times.

News article from Research Database 

Delalande, J. (2019, October 26). Our teens struggle the most. The West Australian, p. 32.

Media/press release from the internet

Newcrest Mining Limited. (2023, February 15). Newcrest to trial advanced 4G and 5G mobile at Cadia for safer, smarter and more sustainable mines [Media release].

Newspaper articles in print

Hatch, B. (2006, July 13). Smoke lingers for those who keep hospitality flowing. Australian Financial Review, p. 14.

Kissane, K. (1998, September 5). Kiss or kill: Who is the victim when a battered woman kills? The Age: Extra, p. 6.

Newspaper article in print: No author

Comstock drill plans reined in. (2009, January 9). Upstream: The International Oil and Gas Newspaper, p. 20.

See the All Examples page for examples of in-text and reference list entries for specific resources such as articles, books, and web pages.