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Referencing - BU Harvard: Newspaper Article

Referencing Newspaper Articles

Instructions how to reference a newspaper article

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Referencing an online newspaper article: details, order and format

Instructions for referencing an online newspaper article

 

Citing in the main text of your work

This example shows paraphrasing:

  • e.g. The Guardian (Young Powell 2019) suggests money saving tips for university students including budget setting, prioritising to pay large bills, buying food in bulk to cook with housemates, taking advantage of student discounts, and seeking support from the university.

This example shows quoting:

  • e.g. Young Powell (2019) reports "more than half of students regularly run out of money by the end of term, according to research by Campus Living Village".

If the article does not have a reporter's name, use the title of the newspaper.

Referencing at the end of your work

 

Referencing a print newspaper article: details, order and format

Instructions for referencing a print newspaper article

Example newspaper

Citing in the main text of your work

This example shows paraphrasing:

  • e.g. In the Daily Telegraph, Aldrick (2011), discusses the CBI distributive trades survey which covers the first two weeks of December.

This example shows quoting:

  • e.g. According to a 2011 newspaper article, Asda's chief financial officer stated retailers "don't expect sales to continue to grow into January" (Aldrick 2011, p.3).

If the article does not have a reporter's name, use the title of the newspaper.

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., (or Newspaper/Magazine Title,) Year. Title of article. Newspaper/Magazine Title, Day Month Year or Volume (Issue) (if available), Page number/s and column (a, b, c etc.).

  • e.g. Aldrick, P., 2011. Christmas cheer for high street amid recession warning. The Daily Telegraph, 21 December 2011. 3.