Citing and referencing: Newspapers

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

Newspapers

Before using this guide check with your faculty, school or department for their specific referencing guidelines

Notes:

Follow these examples closely for all layout, punctuation, spacing and capitalisation.

Newspaper titles are never abbreviated.

The place of publication of the newspaper is indicated after the title if the title does not make it obvious.

Give only the beginning page of the article and the column number.

If there is no author for an article, begin the reference with the title of the article.

Abbreviate months to the first 3 letters.

Print Newspaper article

Format

Author AA. Article title. Newspaper Title (Edition.). Date of publication YYYY Mon DD;Section:Page where article begins (column where article begins).

Example

Khadem N, Hatch P. Digital a new headache for pharmacies. Sydney Morning Herald (Weekend Ed.). 2018 Jul 7;Business:6 (col. 1).

Aubusson K. Rethink on cancer screening for men. The Age (Sunday Ed.). 2017 Apr 16:9 (col. 1)


Electronic Newspaper article

Format

Author AA. Article title. Newspaper Title (Edition.) [Internet]. Date of publication YYYY Mon DD [cited YYYY Mon DD];Section:[length of article.]. Available from: URL

Example

Powell S. Most general practitioners back medical cannabis. The Australian [Internet]. 2018 Jul 4 [cited 2018 Sep 18];Health science:[about 2 p.]. Available from: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/most-general-practitioners-back-medical-cannabis/news-story/05336373a7e5e7c93975c0dc3701ef6a

Grady D, Thomas K. Drug company under fire after revealing dengue vaccine may harm some. New York Times [Internet]. 2017 Dec 17 [cited 2018 Sep 18];Health:[about 9 p.]. Available from: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/17/health/sanofi-dengue-vaccine-philippines.html


For further help and examples please see: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7261/