Newspaper articles

Reference list

Use the same examples for either Article from a print newspaper with author/s or no authors.

 

Notes
  • Reference a newspaper article from a database, e.g. Factiva or ProQuest in exactly the same way as you would a newspaper article in print
  • There is no need to acknowledge which database the article came from

Reference list

Author, Initial/s year of publication, 'Article title', Newpaper Title, Day Month of issue, p./pp. page number/s.

Brett, J 2009, 'Libs risk becoming a down-market protest party', Age, 5 December, p. 6.

Notes
  • If there is more than one author follow the examples for a journal article with multiple authors.
  • Newspaper headline is the article title in single quotes.
  • Newspaper title is in italics (leave out The) eg Age not The Age.
  • Include the date of issue (day month) of the newspaper after the title.
  • Include the page number of the article.

In text referencing

 

Direct quote

"A British Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed..." (Australian 12 November 2010, p. 14).

Paraphrasing

The report in the Australian (12 November 2010, p. 14) stated that Breaker Morant..

Reference list

Not required as all details are provided in-text
Notes
  • If the author is not evident provide all the details in the in-text citation including the page numbers.
  • Leave out The in the title use Australian or Age or Sydney Morning Herald.
  • The title of the Newspaper or the abbreviation is in italics eg SMH.
  • Include the date of issue (day month) of the newspaper after the title.
  • Include the page number of the article.

Reference list

Author, initial/s year of publication, 'Article title', Newspaper Title, Day Month, viewed Day Month Year, <URL>.

Gittins, R 2010, 'Suits us to be deluded on climate,' Age, 17 November, viewed 6 December 2014, <http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/suits-us-to-be-deluded-on-climate-20101117-17wyp.html>.

Hanich, Q 2015, ‘If we want to keep eating tuna, the world needs to learn how to share’, Conversation, 21 August, viewed 24 August 2015, <http://theconversation.com/if-we-want-to-keep-eating-tuna-the-world-needs-to-learn-how-to-share-45953>.

Notes
  • Leave out The in the title use Australian or Age or Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Add the URL and date viewed for articles found on a Newspaper webpage.

In-text Referencing

Direct Quotes:

Always include the page number in-text when using a direct quote.  If the resource does not include page numbers, omit that part of the in-text reference.

Author Notes:

Include the surname/s of the author and year. For example,

 

No author: The life of insects (1979, p.23)  (The life of insects 1979, p. 23)

 

One author: Metcalf (2005, p. 184) (Metcalf 2005, p. 184)

 

Two to three authors: Savage, Bagnall and Longhurst (2005, p. 13)  (Savage, Bagnall & Longhurst 2005, p. 13)

 

Four or more authors: Kring et al. (2010, p. 71) (Kring et al. 2010, p. 72)

 

Group / corporate author: National Institute on Drug Abuse (2010)  (National Institute on Drug Abuse 2010)

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Metcalf (2005, p. 184) states that "the Nuer of southern Sudan lacked any institutions of governance; no chiefs or councils of elders, no armies or law enforcement".

Kring et al. (2010, p. 71) observe that “during the Dark Ages, some people with mental illness were cared for in monasteries, but many simply roamed the countryside”.

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"the Nuer of southern Sudan lacked any institutions of governance; no chiefs or council of elders, no armies or law enforcement" (Metcalf 2005, p. 184).

It has been suggested that “during the Dark Ages, some people with mental illness were cared for in monasteries, but many simply roamed the countryside” (Kring et al. 2010, p. 72).

"Most drugs of abuse directly or indirectly target the brain's reward system by flooding the circuit with dopamine" (National Institute on Drug Abuse 2010).

Paraphrasing:

It is strongly recommended that you also include the page number(s) when paraphrasing.

Author Prominent

Metcalf (2005, p. 184) contends that critical anthropology is characterised by reflexivity rather than negativism.

Savage, Bagnall and Longhurst (2005, p. 13) argue that the demise of local identities posited by some sociologist over the last two centuries, has not been borne out.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, dopamine is released in the brain when most drugs of abuse are used (2010).

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Effective teaching is based on several... (Killen 2009, p.10)

The demise of local identities posited by some sociologist over the last two centuries, has not been borne out (Savage, Bagnall & Longhurst 2005, p. 13).