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APA Style Guide

This guide is intended to help students cite their sources according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010).

Newspaper Article (pp. 200-201)

General Format

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author Surname, Year)


In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Author Surname, Year, page number)



Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle.

         Newspaper Title, page range. Retrieved from URL [if viewed online]


Example 1

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Spencer, 2000)


In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Spencer, 2000, p. D4)



Spencer, R. (2000, March 6). Urban or Urbane. The National Post, pp. D1, D4.


Example 2

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Peterson & Thompson, 2007)


In-Text Citation (Quotation:

( Peterson & Thompson, 2007)



Peterson, M., & Thompson, P. (2007, June 13). Who’s keeping the farm?

      The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from