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APA 7th Edition Referencing Guide1

A Wintec Library guide to referencing in APA 7th edition style

Referencing a press release

When referencing a press release:

  • Use the name of the group/company or organisation as the author (unless issued by an individual)
  • Give the full date on which the press release was issued.
  • Include [Press release} in square brackets after the title.
  • Give a URL link to the press release.

For example:

Author, A., or Corporate/Group Author. (Year, Month day). Title of press release in italic sentence case [Press release]. URL

NZ Union of Students' Associations (2019, July 19). Students release vocational education wishlist [Press release]. 
https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1907/S00034/students-release-vocational-education-wishlist.htm


Examples

Reference list entry

NZ Union of Students' Associations (2019, July 19). Students release vocational education wishlist [Press release]. 
https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1907/S00034/students-release-vocational-education-wishlist.htm

In-text citations

Narrative
The NZ Union of Students' Associations (2019) argues  ... (para. 6).

Parenthetical
... (NZ Union of Students' Associations, 2019, para. 6).

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