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APA Guide-Main Page: Citing a newspaper article

Newspaper articles

  • Precede page numbers for newspaper articles with p. or pp.
  • If an article appears on discontinous pages, give all page numbers, and separate the numbers with a comma (e.g., pp. B1, B3, B5-B7).
  • Give the URL of the home page, not the URL of the article page.

Basic Newspaper Citation

No Author:

Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Title of Newspaper, Page.

One Author:

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper, Page(s).

Newspaper article, no author

Wait till ice cream trucks get wind of this. (2007, November 21). The New York
          Times
, p. F2.

Online newspaper article, one author

Kelley, T. (2000, March 23). Twinkie strike afflicts fans with snack famine. The New York Times. Retrieved from
      http://www.nytimes.com