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APA Referencing - Education & Counselling students: Newspaper/Magazine

This guide provides information on how to reference using the APA 6th and 7th edition publication style

Print article (APA6)

Newspaper/magazine article (Print)

In-text reference

Neilsen and Bowen (2015) discuss the impact of technology....

OR

Digital tools have been shown to lead to deeper engagement in students (Neilsen & Bowen, 2013).


Reference list

Surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of newspaper, page numbers.

Neilsen, L., & Bowen, J. A. (2015, May 11). Does technology belong in classroom instruction? Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition, p. R2.

Online article (APA6)

Newspaper/magazine article (Online)

In-text reference

According to Ricci (2015) some have started to question the need....

OR

Many have started to question whether traditional spelling still need to be taught in schools (Ricci, 2015). 


Reference list

Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of newspaper. Retrieved from url of article

Ricci, C. (2015, August 9). Spell-check, predictive text and textese are easy but are they right? Or good? Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/spellcheck-predictive-text-and-textese-are-easy-but-are-they-right-or-good-20150803-giq8no 

Article with no author (APA6)

Newspaper/magazine article (No author)

In-text reference

If there is no author, use an abbreviated form of the title, placing it in double quotation marks. 

It is clear from "Teachers sought" (2015)...

OR

Evaluating teachers needs to involve methods that have credibility with teachers ("Teachers sought", 2015). 


Reference list

Where there is no author, place the title of the article in the position of the author.

Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Title of Newspaper. Retrieved from url of newspaper 

Teachers sought for ground-breaking research into their profession. (2015, August 2). Canberra Times. Retrieved from http://www.canberratimes.com.au 

Print article (APA7)

Newspaper/magazine article (Print)

In-text reference

Neilsen and Bowen (2015) discuss the impact of technology....

OR

Digital tools have been shown to lead to deeper engagement in students (Neilsen & Bowen, 2013).


Reference list

Surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of newspaper, page numbers.

Neilsen, L., & Bowen, J. A. (2015, May 11). Does technology belong in classroom instruction? Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition, p. R2.

Online article (APA7)

Newspaper/magazine article (Online)

APA 7th editions omits Retrieved from from the reference.

In-text reference

According to Ricci (2015) some have started to question the need....

OR

Many have started to question whether traditional spelling still need to be taught in schools (Ricci, 2015). 


Reference list

Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of newspaper. URL of article

Ricci, C. (2015, August 9). Spell-check, predictive text and textese are easy but are they right? Or good? Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/spellcheck-predictive-text-and-textese-are-easy-but-are-they-right-or-good-20150803-giq8no 

Article with no author (APA7)

Newspaper/magazine article (No author)

In-text reference

If there is no author in the reference, move the title to the author position. If the title is italicised in the reference, italicise it in the in-text citation. If the title is not italicised in the reference citation, place it in double quotation marks in the author position of the in-text citation. 

It is clear from "Teachers sought" (2015)...

OR

Evaluating teachers needs to involve methods that have credibility with teachers ("Teachers sought", 2015). 


Reference list

Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Title of newspaper. Retrieved from url of newspaper 

Teachers sought for ground-breaking research into their profession. (2015, August 2). Canberra Times. Retrieved from http://www.canberratimes.com.au 
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