APA In-Text and Reference Citations for Newspaper Articles

In-Text Citations             


Signal Phrase

Quotation                                                                                     (Fuller, 2009, p. A-3)                                                Fuller (2009) reported, “Over 10 million are affected by the poorly designed waterways in the valley” (p. A-3).                                              


(Fuller, 2009) Fuller (2009) reported the flooded valley waterways cause the spread of disease among millions of people.

Reference citation for a print newspaper

Author, A. (year, Month day). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. x-x.

Fuller, C. (2009, August 17). Mismanagement of valley waterways causes havoc. The Clovis Herald, pp. A-3, A-4.

Reference citation for an online newspaper 


Author, A. A. (year, Month day). Title of the article. Newspaper Title. Retrieved from URL

Brooks, D. (2008, December 27). Mental health issues raise concerns in city offices. New Brunswick Times. Retrieved from http://www.newbrunswicktimes.com

Note: Give the home page URL for the newspaper if there is a search engine available on that page. This helps avoid long URLs.