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APA 6th Edition: Newspaper Article

Utica College Library Guide to APA Citation Style

APA Citations

In APA Style, there are two elements needed to properly cite each of your sources:

The reference list entry - information about the article that appears at the end of your paper in the list of references

The in-text citation - brief information that appears in the body of your paper to indicate a direct quote or paraphrase.

Several of the examples in this guide were drawn from the APA Manual (6th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the APA Manual (6th ed.). 

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Newspaper Article (pp. 200-201)

Reference list entry:
 

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, page range. Retrieved from URL [if viewed online]

 
Example 1:
 

Severson, K., & Martin, A. (2009, March 3). It's organic, but does that mean it's safer? The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

 
Example 2:
 

Wallace, K. (2007, December 4). Passport applicant finds massive privacy breach. The Globe and Mail, pp. A1, A8.

 
In-text citation:
 
      (Author Surname, Year, page number)
 

Example 1:

     (Severson & Martin, 2009)

 

Example 2:

      (Wallace, 2007, p. A8)

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