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Harvard Referencing Style Guide: Newspapers

This guide shows students and staff how to reference using the Harvard Referencing style.

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

Material Type

In-Text Example

Reference List Example

Newspaper: Print (Ionesco, 2001) Ionesco, J. 2001. 'Federal election: new Chip in politics', The Advertiser 23 October, 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, P.J.1999. 'In forcasting their emotions, most people flunk out', The New York Times 16 February. Available from <>. [19 February 2000].