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APA Citation Guide (APA 7th Edition): Newspaper Articles

Newspaper Articles

Newspaper Article from a Library Database - One Author
Reference List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Given. (Year of Publication, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle if any. Name of Newspaper


Example

Loriggio, P. (2020, January 6). Canadian schools prepare students as AI, automation alter workplace. The Globe and Mail.

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author's Last Name, Year, p. Page Number)


Example

(Loriggio, 2020, p. A6)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Loriggio, 2020)

Newspaper Article from a Library Database - Unknown Author
Reference List Citation

Title of article: Subtitle if any. (Year of Publication, Month Day). Name of Newspaper. 


Example

Get on board for train safety. (2012, June 17). Toronto Star.

Note: If instead of having no author, the article is signed as being written by "Anonymous," put the name "Anonymous" where you'd normally put the author's name. Only use the word Anonymous if the article is specifically credited that way.

In-Text Citation: Quote

("One two or three words from the title," Year, p. Page Number)


Example

 ("Get on board," p. A14)

Note: Choose one or more words from the title, enough to clearly identify the article. Use double quotation marks around the words from title of an article in the in-text citation.

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

("One two or three words from the title," Year)


Example

("Get on board," 2012)

Note: Choose one or more words from the title, enough to clearly identify the article. Use double quotation marks around the words from a title of an article in the in-text citation.

Newspaper Article from a Website - One Author
Reference List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Given. (Year of Publication, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle if any. Name of Newspaperhttp://URL


Example

Aw, J. (2012, June 12). Stopping the soda bulge: Why we need to consider restricting sugary beverages. National Post. http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/06/12/stopping-the-soda-bulge-why-we-need-to-consider-restricting-sugary-beverages/

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author's Last Name, Year, p. Page Number)


Example

(Aw, 2012, para. 2)

Note: When there are no visible page numbers on the online article, indicate which paragraph the quote came from in your in-text citation.

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Aw, 2012)

Newspaper Article in Print - One Author
Reference List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Given. (Year of Publication, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle if any. Name of Newspaper.

‚ÄčExample

Aulakh, R. (2012, June 13). From surviving to thriving. Toronto Star.

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author's Last Name, Year, p. Page Number)


Example

(Aulakh, 2012, p. GT1)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Aulakh, 2012)

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