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IEEE Style: Newspaper Articles

A guide to IEEE referencing style for Murdoch University students and staff


Include section name if given.

Include the specific date as well as year.

Include the specific page or section numbers if appropriate.


Standard format for citation

[#] Article Author AA. "Title of article," Title of Newspaper: Section, p. inclusive page numbers, Month Date, Year.

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Newspaper articles in print

[1] P. Williams, L. Forrestal, and J. Barret, "The rise of the robot miner," The Australian Financial Review, p. 6, Sept. 7, 2010.

[2] N. Perpitch, "Green groups battle to overturn gas plan," The Australian, p. 2, Sept. 7, 2010.

Newspaper article in print: No author

[3] "Labor defends its $43b broadband network," The West Australian, p. 5, Aug.14, 2010.

Newspaper article from a full text database

[4] J. Riley, "Call for new look at skilled migrants," The Australian, p. 35, May 31, 2005. [Online]. Available: Factiva, [Accessed May 31, 2005].

Newspaper article from the internet

[5] C. Wilson-Clark, "Computers ranked as key literacy," The West Australian, para. 3, March 29, 2004. [Online]. Available: [Accessed Sept. 18, 2004].