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Newspapers | AGLC4

Article from a print newspaper

Footnotes

Rule
Author, 'Title', Newspaper (Place of Publication, Full Date) Pinpoint.

Simon Bowers, 'Google's UK Tax Ploy Causes Anger', The Australian Financial Review (Sydney, 22 December 2009) 39.

Notes

See Rule 7.11.1 in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th Edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) of article
  • Title of article - Use single quotation marks.
  • Newspaper title - Put in italics; include the word 'The' in the title of the newspaper if the word 'The' appears in the masthead, e.g. 'The Age' and 'Herald Sun'.
  • Place of publication - Put in round brackets.
  • Date
  • Pinpoint

If the newspaper article is obtained from an online source such as Factiva do not give the web address in the citation. Simply cite the newspaper article using the above conventions.

Article from an online newspaper

Footnotes

Rule
Author, 'Title', Newspaper (online, Full Date), Pinpoint <URL>.

Farrah Tomazin, 'Kinder wages breakthrough', The Age (online at 19 May 2009) <https://www.theage.com.au/education/kinder-wages-breakthrough-20090519-bcwh.html>.

Notes

See Rule 7.11.2 in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th Edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) of article
  • Title of article - Use single quotation marks.
  • Newspaper title - Put in italics; include the word 'The' in the title of the newspaper if the word 'The' appears in the masthead, e.g. 'The Age' and 'Herald Sun'.
  • Online location and date - Use brackets and date format shown in example (day month year).
  • Use pinpoint only if the article has pages or paragraphs.
  • URL after the full date (or any pinpoint reference) - use pointed brackets and do not include date of retrieval. For URLs follow AGLC4 Rules 4.4-4.5.

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