Newspaper articles

Example - newspaper article

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Element

Example, including punctuation

Author(s)

Reid, R.

Year of publication

(2007,

Date of publication

October 24).

Title of the article

Dons fan threatens legal action: disappointed student claims to have spent three hours on phone trying to buy ticket.

Title of the newspaper in which the article was published (italics)

The Press and Journal,

 

 

Page reference of the article

Page 1 and continues on p.3

 

The citation in your text will be

(Reid, 2007)

or, if you have quoted directly,

(Reid, 2007, p. 6).

If you have used the authors' names in your sentence then only the year of publication, with a page reference if necessary, is placed after it in brackets, eg

Reid (2007) suggests that ...

or, if you have quoted directly,

Reid (2007, p. 6) states that ...

Reference list:

Reid, R. (2007, October 24). Dons fan threatens legal action: disappointed student claims to have spent three hours on phone trying to buy ticket. The Press and Journal, p. 1, 3.

Associated examples

Online newspaper article

Miller, P. (2014, May 21). Private funeral for wife of author Gray. HeraldScotland. Retrieved from: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/private-funeral-for-wife-of-author-gray.24278696

(Miller, 2014)

Newspaper article with no author given

Times. (2007, October 24). Flu risk to ducks. The Times, p. 4.

(Times, 2007)

Online newspaper article with no author given

Evening Express. (2014, May 22). Firearms officer drove at 60mph on wrong side of road in Aberdeen. Evening Express. Retrieved from: http://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/local/firearms-officer-drove-at-60mph-on-wrong-side-of-road-in-aberdeen-1.382464

(Evening Express, 2014)