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Citation Guide: How to cite NEWSPAPERS

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in reference papers.

How to cite NEWSPAPERS

APA Newspaper Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented


Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Article title. Newspaper Title, edition, section, pages (p./pp.).

Examples:
Brozan, N. (2002, June 16). Where home is a real sanctuary. New York Times, pp. D11+.

Cold weather chills home building in many states. (2002, February 14). Wall Street Journal, eastern ed., p. B17.

Home building was off in April. (2002, April 17). New York Times, p. C14.

Rosenberg, G. (1997, March 31). Electronic discovery proves an effective legal weapon. NewYork Times, p. D5.

Salij, M . (2001, September 27). These books can help you survive homebuilding. Detroit Free Press, last ed., p. C:8.

How to cite NEWSPAPERS (Electronic Resource)

APA Newspaper Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented


Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Article title. Newspaper Title, edition, section, pages (p./pp.). (If you retrieved an article from a database then the citation should look like a print citation.)

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Article title. Newspaper Title, edition, section, pages (p./pp.). Retrieved from complete URL from authoritative web site.

Examples:
Cold weather chills home building in many states. (2002, February 14). Wall Street Journal, eastern ed., p. B17. 

Home building was off in April. (2002, April 17). New York Times, p. C14.

Krauss, C. (2008, August 30). Surge in natural gas has Utah driving cheaply. New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com