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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).

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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

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