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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Online newspaper article

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Online newspaper article

Reference: Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year) ‘Article title’, Newspaper Title, day month of publication. Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: Keenan, D 2011,'North voters go to polls today', Irish Times, 5 May. Available at: (Accessed 5 May 2011).


  • Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Author(s)  Last name, Year)


  • Keenan (2011) reported….
  • In the report (Keenan, 2011)….

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