A citation for a news article should include the following:
For articles accessed online, you may also need:
- Capitalize only the first word of the article's title and subtitle as well as any proper nouns.
- Do not use quotation marks around the article title.
- Italicize the title of the newspaper and capitalize all main words.
- If your citation includes a DOI or URL, do not end the citation with a period.
Article in a Print Newspaper
If an article appears on discontinuous pages, list each of the page numbers on which it appears.
Newspaper Article, No Author
Begin the citation with the title of the article.
Roane announcement set. (2009, September 13). Knoxville News Sentinel, p. B2.
Newspaper Article Accessed Online
APA style does not distinguish between articles accessed through a database and articles accessed via the Web. Cite the article as you would a print newspaper, followed by: