Citing newspaper articles
Whether you cite daily, weekly or monthly publications; and whether the newspaper you have chosen to cite features articles on business, entertainment, politics or society, it is important that you locate the following information:
- Year, month, date of publication
- Title of article
- URL if found online.
Based on the APA style guide, we recommend you use the following structure.
APA Newspaper article reference format:
Last name, initial. (Year, month date of publication). Title for article. Newspaper. URL.
- Schwartz, M. (2020, July 20). Stay Safe, Justice Ginsburg. New York Times. Available at: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/20/opinion/ruth-bader-ginsburg-health.html
- Strauss, B. (2018, August 12). Ted Cruz’s Basketball Charm Offensive. The Atlantic. Available at: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/ted-cruzs-basketball-charm-offensive/567104/
- Billen, A. (2019, September 13). David Cameron Interview: Boris, Brexit and the Referendum. The Times. Available at: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/david-cameron-interview-boris-johnson-brexit-and-the-referendum-9gkxqghv9