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Writing and Citing: APA 6th Edition: Newspaper Articles

A guide to help users create citations using American Psychological Association Style, 6th edition.

Newspaper Article Online

When citing a newspaper article, it is preferred that the whole date of publication be used (Month, date, year). At the end, use the URL for the homepage of the newspaper, since the full URLs for news articles tend to change frequenty.

Basic Format

Author Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, page range. Retrieved from URL of homepage.

Newspaper Article Print

For newspaper articles in print, no need to put the URL at the end. 

Basic Format:

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