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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Newspaper article

NOTE: Give the URL of the home page when the online version of the article is available by search to avoid non-working URLs.

In-text citation

(Morris, 2007)


Reference list

Morris, S. (2007, March 9). Why children become so attached to toys and comfort

       blankets. The Guardian, p.14.



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

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


Newspaper tips

  • Italicise the title of the newspaper.
  • Precede page numbers for newspaper articles with p. or pp.
  • If an article appears on discontinuous pages, give all page numbers, and separate the numbers with a comma (e.g. pp. 1, 3, 5).