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APA Citation Quick Guide: Newspaper Article

Model Citation for a Newspaper Article

Works Cited Entry, Basic Form

Author Name, Reversed. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper Date, Edition: Pagination. Medium of publication.

  • Use the prescribed punctuation between each element of the citation.
  • Title of the article is in double quotes.  Title of the newspaper is in italics.
  • Include pagination of the entire article (not just the part you are citing).  If the article continues after skipping pages, put the first page number and a plus sign (+).
  • Use hanging indent (all lines after the first indented 1/2 inch).

Article in a Print Newspaper

 

Belluck, P. (2013, December 3). Oxytocin found to stimulate social brain regions in children with autism. New York times, p. A19.


 

 

Article in a Newspaper from a Library Database

Jayson, S. (2013, August 23). What it means to be 'transgender.' USA today.  Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/


More Information

For more details on citing journal and magazine articles, see Publication manual, 7.01, examples 10-11, pp. 200-201.

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