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Newspaper articles

Reference List

From a database

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. page or page numbers.

Salt, B. (2020, May 22). Habits of hibernation could be here to stay. The Australian. 4.

From a newspaper website

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. https://xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Richtel, M. (2021, January 20). Parents fret as screen time soars. The Australian Financial Review.


(Richtel, 2021) or (Richtel, 2021, p. 14)

Richtel (2021) reported the following …


  • If the newspaper article is from a database, do not include the database name or the URL.
  • If you used a print version of the newspaper article, provide the page or pages in the reference list but do not include the abbreviations p. or pp.
  • Include page numbers (or paragraph numbers in the absence of page numbers) within in-text citations for direct quotes. When paraphrasing, page numbers are recommended but not required.