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APA Guide

7th edition

Information You Need

To write a citation for a newspaper article you will need the following pieces of information:


Newspapers

Narrative In-text
Author (Date)
Moko (2007, p. SP10)
Parenthetical
(Author, Date)
(Moko, 2007, p. A22)

Article on a news website
*for articles published in online news sources (e.g., BBC News, CNN, HuffPost, MSNBC, etc.)

Author's last name, First initial. (Year of publication, Month Day). Title of article. Title of News Website. URL
Avramova, N. (2019, January 3). The secret to a long life. CNN. https://cnn.com/2019/01/03/healthandnutrition-index.html

Article on an online newspaper
*for articles published in online newspapers (e.g., The Hamilton Spectator, New York Times, The Washington Post, etc.)

Author's last name, First initial. (Year of publication, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. URL
Moko, L. (2007, April 5). $1 Salaries for Google billionaires. The Hamilton Spectator. http://www.thespec.com

Print

Author's last name, First initial. (Year of publication, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper, Section & page number.
Moko, L. (2007, April 2). Smooth moves: Mohawk honours outstanding athletic, academic Mountaineers. The Hamilton Spectator, SP10.