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APA Style: Newspaper article

APA Referencing

Newspaper Article Tips

Italicise the title of the newspaper.

Precede page numbers for newspaper articles with p. or pp.

If an article appears on discontinuous pages, give all page numbers, and separate the numbers with a comma (e.g. pp. 1, 3, 5).

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Newspaper Article

NOTE: Give the URL of the home page when the online version of the article is available by search to avoid non-working URLs.

In-text citation

(McDonagh, 2017)


Reference List

McDonagh, M. (2017, August 15). Sugar: an easy habit to make, a hard one to break. The Irish Times,



Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, [page range.]  URL [if viewed