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Referencing: Newspaper Articles

Footnoting - Newspaper Articles

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Article from a print newspaper

If The is part of a newspaper's title, it is italicised, for example, The Age, but the Herald Sun.

 

19. J Schembri, 'So you want to be a film critic?', The Age, 22 April 2006, p. 81.

 
Schembri, J, 'So you want to be a film critic?', The Age, 22 April 2006, p. 81.

Article from a print newspaper (no authors)

If the article has no known author (i.e. if it is anonymous) list it alphabetically by its title in the bibliography.

If The is part of a newspaper's title, it is italicised, for example, The Age, but the Herald Sun.

 

28. 'Britain rejects pardon for 'Breaker' Morant', The Australian, 12 November 2010, p. 14. 

 

'Britain rejects pardon for 'Breaker' Morant', The Australian, 12 November 2010, p. 14.

 

Newspaper article from a database

Reference a newspaper article from a library database i.e. Factiva, in exactly the same way as you would a print newspaper article. There is no need to acknowledge which database the article came from.


If The is part of a newspaper's title, it is italicised, for example, The Age, but the Herald Sun.


If the article has no known author (i.e. if it is anonymous) list it alphabetically by its title in the bibliography.


If there is no date, include the abbreviation n.d. for no date.

 

24. K Brooks, 'No surprise in big bro demise', The Courier-Mail, 16 July 2008, p. 29. 

 

Brooks, K, 'No surprise in big bro demise', The Courier-Mail, 16 July 2008, p. 29.

Newspaper article from the Internet

If The is part of a newspaper's title, it is italicised, for example, The Age, but the Herald Sun.


If the article has no known author (i.e. if it is anonymous) list it alphabetically by its title in the bibliography.


If there is no date, include the abbreviation n.d. for no date.

 

S Bredow, 'Powder to the people', The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 June 2008, available from http://www.smh.com.au/news/ski/powder-to-the-people/2008/06/04/1212258872379.html, viewed 3 March 2008.
Bredow, S, 'Powder to the people', The Sydney Morning Herald,  7 June 2008, available from http://www.smh.com.au/news/ski/powder-to-the-people/2008/06/04/1212258872379.html, viewed 3 March 2008.