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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Newspaper Article

APA Citation Style

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Newspaper Article (Print Format)

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General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title. Newspaper Title, page range. 

Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Mitchell, 2009)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Mitchell, 2009, p. B3)

References:

Mitchell, T. (2009, June 5). Men's health. USA Today, pp. B1, B3.

Newspaper Article (Retrieved Electronically)

General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title. Newspaper Title. Retrieved from URL of newspaper homepage

Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Mitchell, 2009)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Mitchell, 2009)

References:

Mitchell, T. (2009, June 5). Men's health. USA Today. Retrieved from http://www.usatoday.com/

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Page References

Citation information has been adapted from the APA Manual (6th Edition). Please refer to page 200 of the APA Manual (6th Edition) for more information.

Helpful Tips

-Denote page numbers for newspaper articles with p. or pp.

-Cite all pages of an article that spans over multiple pages and separate the discontinuous pages by commas. For example: (pp. A1, A3-A4, A6).