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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Newspaper article (print)

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Name of the author(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Title of the article
  • Title of the newspaper (including supplement, if relevant)
  • Day and the month of pubication
  • Page numbers



Author’s surname, Initials. (Year of publication) Title of article, Title of Newspaper, (details of supplement if relevant), Day Month published, page number(s).


Tobin, L. (2010) The crush starts here, The Guardian (Education Supplement), 8 June, p. 1.

In-text citation: (Tobin, 2010)


Format for newspaper article with no author:

Title of Newspaper (Year of publication) Title of article, Day Month published, page number(s).


The Guardian (2012) Higher education in the EU, 14 July, p. 8.

In-text citation: (The Guardian, 2010)

Newspaper article reference



LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide