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APA Citation Style Guide (6th): Magazines and Newspapers

Basic Citation Set Up

Author’s last name, initials. (year) Title of article. Name of magazine, Vol, Page number(s).  Retrieved from: http:// URL of database or website homepage

General Information

For magazines and newspapers, you need the following information:

•  author's name (last name, first initial)

•  date of article

  title of the article

  title of the magazine or newspaper (italics)

•  for magazines, include the volume and issue

•  for newspapers, use "p." or "pp." before the page numbers

Examples

Magazine article from ProQuest

Taibbi, M. (2010, December). A history of violence. Rolling Stone, 1119, 32. Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com/

 

Newspaper article from Ethnic NewsWatch

Ritvo, M. (2007, October 19). Changing the way teenagers give. Jewish Advocate, p. 18. Retreived from http://proquest.umi.com

 

Newspaper article on a website

Green, S. J. (2011, January 21). New Washington law increases punishment for pimps. The Seattle Times, Retrieved from http://www.seattletimes.nwsource.com 

Articles in print

If you have the actual copy of the publication in your hand, use the examples below:

Print magazine article

 

Wright, K. (2011, March/April). A chic critique. Psychology Today, 44(2), 54-62.

 

Print newspaper article

 

 

Green, S. J. (2011, January 21). Combating teen prostitution. The Seattle Times, pp. B1, B6.