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APA Citation

How to cite sources in APA style

Basic Newspaper Reference List Citations


Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper, Page(s).


Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of NewspaperRetrieved from URL. 

No Author Listed

Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Title of Newspaper, Page(s). 

Unlike articles in scholarly journals or magazines, newspaper articles require p. (single page) or pp. (multiple pages) before the page number.


O'Connor, P. (2016, May 23). Poll finds lack of enthusiasm for Clinton and Trump. The Wall Street Journal, Retrieved from

Gall, C. (2016, May 23). Making Kosovo fertile ground for ISIS. The New York Times, pp. 1A, 10-11A. 

Terra building to be renamed for president. (2016, May 23). The Blade, p. 1B.