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Online News Article/Item

Description: An online version of a news article containing news or editorial opinions.

Description: Article on a news website

Notes

  • Types of online news articles include those from news, entertainment, lifestyle or opinion sites such as The Australian, The Huffington Post, et al.
  • Omit initial The in English language newspaper titles, e.g. The Canberra Times..
  • Reference these like a print newspaper with date of publication, and also include date viewed and URL.
    • In-text: If a newspaper article has no author, cite the name of the newspaper as the author and include the specific date of publication in brackets.
    • Reference list: Reference these like a print newspaper article with date of publication, and also include date viewed and URL

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name OR Authoring body (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name OR Authoring body year, page number if applicable)

Examples

Day (2012) suggests...

...marked trends (Day 2012).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) OR Authoring body year, 'Title of article', Title of news or magazine site, date of publication OR volume and issue, page numbers if applicable, viewed date, <URL>.

Examples

Day, K 2012, 'Can social media predict the US election?', Telegraph, 5 November, viewed 7 November 2012, <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-election/9657081/Can-social-media-predict-the-US-election.html>.

Description: An article on a magazine style website

Notes

  • Types of online magazine articles include those from news, entertainment, lifestyle or opinion sites such as Time, Salon et al.
  • Reference these like a print magazine article with date of publication, and also include date viewed and URL.
  • If a magazine article has no author, cite the magazine title as author and include the specific date of publication in brackets in-text, e.g.
    • In-text: The Economist (2012) highlights...
    • Reference list: The Economist 2012, 'Reforming LIBOR: the $300 trillion question', 29 September, viewed 27 November 2018, <https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2012/09/29/the-300-trillion-question>

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name OR Authoring body (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name OR Authoring body year, page number if applicable)

Examples

Walsh (2012) forecasts...

...found it lacking (Williams 2012).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) OR Authoring body year, 'Title of article', Title of magazine site, date of publication OR volume and issue, page numbers if applicable, viewed date, <URL>.

Examples

Walsh, B 2012, 'Climate change and Sandy: why we need to prepare for a warmer world', Time, 30 October, viewed 5 November 2012, <http://science.time.com/2012/10/30/climate-change-and-sandy-why-we-need-to-prepare-for-a-warmer-world/>.

Williams, MA 2012, 'Romney's concession speech was not gracious', Salon, 7 November, viewed 10 November 2012, <http://www.salon.com/2012/11/07/romneys_concession_speech_was_not_gracious/>.

 

Notes

  • If a newspaper article has no author, cite the name of the newspaper as the author and include the specific date of publication in brackets in-text.
  • Omit initial The in English language newspaper titles, e.g. The Canberra Times.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name OR Authoring body (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name OR Authoring body year, page number if applicable)

Examples

...pre-test (Canberra Times 1964, p. 1).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) OR Authoring body year, 'Title of article', Title of publication, date of publication, page number if applicable, viewed date, <URL>.

Examples

Canberra Times 1964, 'Pre-test talks offered', 11 January, p. 1, viewed 8 Nov 2016, <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article131738936>.

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