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Referencing: Newspaper articles

Notes
  • Newspaper title is in italics.

  • Leave out ‘The’ in the title. Use Australian or Sydney Morning Herald.

In-text reference

Direct quote

"In a break with tradition, the Prime Minister’s office supplied video footage of the visit taken…" (Crowe 2015).

Paraphrasing

Crowe (2015) compares inclusion of media teams to Tony Abbott’s visit to Baghdad with previous prime ministerial visits to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Reference list

Crowe, D 2015, ‘ Anger as media left grounded’, Australian, 06 January, p. 4.

Notes
  • Newspaper headline is the article title in single quotes.

  • Include the date of issue (day month) of the newspaper after the title.

  • Include the page number of the article in the Reference list. Do not include page numbers in the in-text reference.

In-text reference

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) remarked 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 nos.

Reference list

See Newspaper article (with author) or Newspaper article (without author).

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.

In-text reference

Direct quote

"China, for instance, is targeting...over 15 years" (Gittens 2010).

Paraphrasing

Gittens (2010) accuses Australia of being behind other countries efforts to reduce carbon.

Reference list

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

Notes
  • Add the URL and date viewed for articles found on a Newspaper webpage.

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