how to reference newspaper articles
This page reflects guidance from the sixth edition of the Publication Manual.
Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4.
Lewis, S. (2015) ‘Rainbow support for York pride’, The Press, York, 18 June, p.6.
“Businesses and organisations around York are showing their support” (Lewis, 2015, p. 6).
(Mitchell, 2009, p. B3)
In-text Citation (Paraphrase):
• Include the specific page or section numbers if appropriate.
[#] Article Author AA. “Title of article,” Title of Newspaper: Section, p. inclusive page numbers, Month Date, Year.
Think of it as a “digital fingerprint” or an article’s DNA!
NOTE: It is regarded as the most important part of the citation because it will accurately direct users to the specific article.
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Kelly discusses how the debt burdened on the Irish economy might outweigh that loaded on the Greek economy. 11
N: 1. Melissa Villeneuve, “Expert Brings Art of Felt-Making to Galt Museum,” Lethbridge Herald, August 31, 2014.
Example 2 – Electronic
Man accused of swimming in shark tank returns to BC. (2019, June 7). The Vancouver Sun, A8.
Shortened version of title, in quotations, and year of publication placed in brackets at the end of a paraphrased sentence.
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Works Cited Entry, Basic Form
Author Name, Reversed . “ Title of Article .” Title of Newspaper Date , Edition : Pagination . Medium of publication .