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Referencing: Magazine and Newspaper articles

Guide to APA 6th referencing style used at ECU

Examples showing how to reference magazine and newspaper articles

Source                                     In-text                                        End-text      
Magazine article  (Kandel & Squire, 2000)
Kandel, E. R., & Squire, L. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience:
Breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290(5494), 1113-1120.
Give date of publication in addition to volume number (if available).
Newspaper article: Author

(Aisbett, 1995)

Aisbett, N. (1995, January 7). Secret war still baffles veteran. The West
Australian, pp. 14-15.
In the end-text reference, use 'p.' or 'pp.', to refer to the source page(s).
Newspaper article: No author
(“R-movies,” 1995)
Note. If there is no author use a short title in-text. The quotation mark goes after the comma in the intext citation
R-movies rated as abuse. (1995, January 7). The West Australian,
p. 5.
In the end-text reference, use 'p.' or 'pp.', to refer to the source page(s).
Newspaper article: Electronic version

 (Hilts, 1999)

Hilts, P. J. (1999, February 16). In forecasting their emotions, most
people flunk out. New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com
Advertisement: Printed

 (Chanel, 1999)

Chanel “Allure” [Advertisement]. (1999, October). Vanity Fair, 85.