APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE A MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (NO AUTHOR) FROM A WEBSITE

Title of article in sentence case. (Year, Month Day). Title of Magazine, Newspaper or News Website in Mixed Case and Italics. Retrieved from http://www.newspaper.com

Formatted example:

There are two options for citing this source in-text:

1) A shortened version of the title (2 - 3 words) or the full title if it is short, date of publication, and page number(s) are placed in brackets at the end of the sentence. Write the shortened title in mixed case and in quotations marks. If there are no page numbers, refer to the paragraph number or heading within the text:

("How Globe and Mail," 2016, para. 1).

2) Alternatively, the citation may be integrated into the sentence with a signal phrase and narrative:

In the article "How Globe and Mail Reporters Traced the Rise of Fentanyl" (2016) it was reported in Alberta "illicit fentanyl was linked to 272 deaths in 2015" (para. 1).


APA rules for in-text citation change depending on the number/type of author(s)Count the authors and follow the rule below:

Work with ONE author
Work with TWO authors
Work with THREE to FIVE authors
Work with SIX or more authors
Work with a GROUP, ORGANIZATION or CORPORATE author
Work with NO author specified
INTERVIEW or PRESENTATION (Unpublished)
SECONDARY SOURCE (A source found inside a source)
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