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APA Referencing Guide 7th Edition: Newspaper Article

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 7th edition

Newspaper Article

General Format

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):    (Author Surname, Year)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):      (Author Surname, Year, page number)


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

Example 1

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):   (Wallace, 2007)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):     (Wallace, 2007, p. A8)


Wallace, K. (2007, December 4). Passport applicant finds massive privacy breach. The Globe and Mail, pp. A1, A8.

Example 2

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):   (Severson & Martin, 2009)

In-Text Citation (Quotation:      (Severson & Martin, 2009)


Severson, K. &, Martin, A. (2009, March 3). It's organic, but does that mean it's safer? The New York Times.