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APA Referencing Guide

Based on the NWU Referencing Guide.

Newspaper articles

1. Newspaper articles in printed format

APA Referencing - Newspaper articles in printed format

2. Online newspaper articles

Use the following format for newspaper articles in HTML-format:

Nxumalo, L. (2019, July 1). More women are buying property, banking report shows. Sunday Tribune. https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/more-women-are-buying-property-banking-report-shows-28213586

Text reference:
(Nxumalo, 2019).

If the article is from a news website (e.g., BBC, HuffPost) that does not have an associated daily or weekly newspaper, use the format for a webpage on a website.

Amos, J. (2019, October 25). Bloodhound takes first drive across the desert. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-50187798

Text reference:
(Amos, 2019).