Online

Important: Confirm with your lecturer whether you are using APA 6th or APA 7th as they are slightly different.

In-text citations

Paraphrasing

When paraphrasing, include the author(s) family name and year of publication in brackets. Or, if referring to the author(s) family name in the body of the text, then just include the year of publication in brackets immediately after the family name(s).

Craig (1968) reports that Mrs Holt’s sorrow has been shared by …

A recent letter to the editor comments on Starbucks … (Rosen, 2014).

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s) from the newspaper. If no page numbers are provided, then include the paragraph number.

"Starbucks latest advertising campaign has …" (Rosen, 2014, p. 7).

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Author. (Year/Date). Article title. Newspaper/Magazine Name, p. #. DOI or URL

Online replica of print edition

Craig, B. (1968, January 10). Australia and the world shares Mrs Holt’s sorrow. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 2–3. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/45649185

  • If the article is a digitised replica of a print edition, give the publication date of the print edition and include the page numbers.
  • Do NOT italicise the title of the article, only the title of the newspaper.
  • If the newspaper article has no author see instructions in the no author tab in this section.

Online edition

Rosen, L. (2014, January 22). Occupy Starbucks [Letter to the editor]. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/opinion/occupy-starbucks.html

  • Do NOT italicise the title of the article, only the title of the newspaper.
  • Include the year, month and day, as well as the URL. If there is a DOI, use this instead of the URL.
  • If the newspaper article has no author see instructions in the no author tab in this section.

Online article on a news website

Avramove, N. (2019, January 3). The secret to a long, happy, health life? Think age-positive. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/03/health/respect-toward-elderly-leads-to-long-life-intl.index.html

  • If the article is accessed from a news website, the title of the article is italicised, whereas the name of the website or media outlet is not.
  • Include the year, month and day, as well as the URL. If there is a DOI, use this instead of the URL.
  • If the newspaper article has no author see instructions in the no author tab in this section.