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How to cite using AMA in the Health Sciences: Newspaper article

This guide covers the basics of the American Medical Association's (AMA) citation style.

Format, Example and Tips - Newspaper Article

Elements to include and formatting

Author name(s). Title of the article.  Name of the newspaper.  Date of the newspaper or date of publication online.  Section (if applicable). Page number (if applicable). Online accessed date (if applicable).  URL (if applicable)


  1. Osman L. Ongoing drug shortages forcing pharmacies to adjust on the fly, association says. Globe and Mail. May 6, 2020.  Accessed November 23, 2020.


  • You can only cite what information is available (e.g. author name, etc.)
  • The name of the newspaper is in italics.


Questions about the AMA Manual of Style? 

Contact the librarians at the
NJM Health Sciences Library
200 level, Brodie Centre

The content and design of this page was copied and adapted from the guide "AMA Style: the Basics for Pharmacy Writing" written and developed by Caitlin Carter, University of Waterloo Library.