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American Psychological Association (APA): Editorials or Published Letters

When an editorial or letter in a newspaper is cited, a typical bibliographic entry will appear as follows:

Follow all the directions listed for newspaper citations, and include a bracketed statement that identifies the piece as an editorial or letter to the editor.

For more specific information, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Fifth Edition) or see the APA style website.