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APA Style Guide, 6th Edition: Newspaper Article

A style guide for APA

Newspaper Article

Material Type           In-text Citation              Reference                                                        
Print newspaper article (discontinuous pages) (Lantigua, 2011).

Lantigua, J. (2011, January 7). Health care debate hits home. The Palm Beach Post, pp. 1A, 8A.   

For discontinuous pages separate the page numbers with a comma as in the example above. For continuous pages separate with a hyphen.  

Print newspaper article (continuous pages) (Hodge & Barnes, 2011). Hodge, N. & Barnes, J. E. (2011, January 7). Pentagon faces the knife: Savings ordered up, spurring first troop cuts in decades; Salvo in budget war. The Wall Street Journal, pp. A1-A2.
Online newspaper article (Internet, freely available)

(Pfahler, 2011).


Pfahler, E. (2011, January 5). Private investigator: Allegations about Port St. Lucie mayor meeting with police chief 'unfounded.' TCPalm. Retrieved from 

Online newspaper article, no author (database, login required) ("Von Bulow Cleared," 1985). Von Bulow cleared of murder attempts. (1985, June 11). The Wichita Eagle, p. 1A.