Newspaper article [from Print source using APA 6th ed.]

Standard Form

Author, Initials. (year, month day). Title of the article. Title of Newspaper, p. page number.


Caffeine linked to mental illness. (1991, July 13). New York Times, pp. B13, B15.

Young, H. (1996, July 25). Battle of snakes and ladders. The Guardian, p. 15.

Citation in Text

Excessive intake of caffeine ("Caffeine linked to mental illness", 1991, p. B15) has been suggested in a newspaper report to ...

Young, in an article in the Guardian (1996. p. 15), declares ...


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