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Harvard Citation Style: Newspapers

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Citing Newspaper Articles

  • Citing Newspaper articles is very similar to citing journal articles.  
  • As many newspapers are daily publications the date of the newspaper must be included
  • If accessed online, the access date and source should be included.

Citing Newspaper Articles: Examples

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Newspaper: Print (Ionesco 2001) Ionesco, J 2001, 'Federal election: new Chip in politics', The Advertiser 23 October, p. 10.
Newspaper: Electronic Database (Meryment 2006) Meryment, E 2006, 'Distaff winemakers raise a glass of their own to their own', The Australian, 7 October, p. 5. Available from: Factiva. [2 February 2007].
Newspaper: From a Website (Hilts 1999) Hilts, PJ 1999, 'In forecasting their emotions, most people flunk out', The New York Times 16 February. Available from <>. [19 February 2000].
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