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APA 7 Referencing

Newspaper: Print

In the reference list include the day of publication after the year.

In the reference list italicise the name of the newspaper.

Page number not required.

If there is no specific author, begin with the title.

Example:

(Matthews, 2011).

Matthews, L. (2011, November 23). Foodbanks urge public to give generously. Manawatu Standard.

(APA manual, 2020, p 320).

Online Newspaper

In the reference list, include the day of publication after the year.

Italicise the name of the newspaper.

If there is no specific author, begin with the title.

Example:

(Preston, 2019).

Preston, N. (2019, November 26). Family of girl who lost an eye battles ACC over it 'flawed' process. NZ

           Herald. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12287946

(APA manual, 2020, p. 320).

Online News Website

When the citation is from an online news website (e.g. Stuff.co.nz), the title of the article is italicised.

If there is no author, begin with the title.

Example:

(Te, 2019).

Te, M. (2019, November 26). Group 'gobsmacked' to see driver making u-turn on Wellington motorway. Stuff.

         https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/news/117707910/group-gobsmacked-to-see-driver-making-uturn-on-wellington-

         motorway

(APA manual, 2020, p. 351).

Magazine article

Include month and day after the year in your reference list if this is available.

Include volume and page numbers in your reference list if these are available.

Put the name of the magazine in italics.

Example 1:

(White, 2011).

White, M. (2011,October). Food, inglorious food. North & South, 307, 96-97.

Example 2:

(Ng, 2011)

Ng, A. (2011, October). Brush with history. Habitus, 13, 83-87.

Example 3:

(Bergeson, 2019).

Bergeson, S. (2019, January 4). Really cool neutral plasmas. Science, 363(6422), 33-34.

             https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aau7988

(APA manual, 2020, p. 320).