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APA Citation Style Guide (7th Edition): Magazines and Newspapers

Basic Citation Set Up

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

Online examples

Magazine article from ProQuest

Taibbi, M. (2010, December). A history of violence. Rolling Stone, 1119, 32.

Newspaper article from Ethnic NewsWatch

Ritvo, M. (2007, October 19). Changing the way teenagers give. Jewish Advocate, p. 18.

Newspaper article on a website

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

Print examples

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.