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Footnote - Referencing Guide

Newspaper Articles


Include section name if given.

Include the specific date as well as year.

Include internet address if viewed online.


Standard format for citation

Article Author, A. A. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper, Month Date, Year, Section.


Newspaper articles in print

Buchanan, Rachel. "Truth and Valour: Anzac Day, the Myth." Sydney Morning Herald, April 24, 1999.

Wilkinson, Marian. "Life After the Lodge." The Weekend Australian, July 30-31, 1994, Focus section.

Newspaper article in print: No author

"War, Morality and Harry Morant." Sydney Morning Herald, November 15, 2010.

Newspaper article from a full text database

Totaro, Poala. "Pope Urges Churches to Come Together." Sydney Morning Herald, September 20, 2010. Factiva.

Stewart, Cameron. "Man of War Who Helped Create Anzac Legend." The Australian, November 6, 2010. Factiva.

Newspaper article from the internet

Le Grand, Danielle. "Record Crowds Say So Much for Monet." The West Australian, September 18, 2001.

Slackman, Michael. "Poland, Bastion of Religion, Sees Rise in Secularism." New York Times, December 11, 2010.

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