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Citing Online Advertising & Business Sources in APA: Wall Street Journal

This guide is intended to help Advertising students cite a variety of sources in Advertising and Business databases and industry resources using APA style.

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Citing The Wall Street Journal


Newspapers are a printed publication that delivers news and other content on a daily or weekly basis. In addition to print, these publications can also publish digital versions of their articles as well as digital-only content for online subscribers. Depending on the database, you can either access PDF scans or HTML full-text.

Citation Example: WSJ Article from Library Database

Last Name, F. M. (Date). Title of article. Title of Publication. DOI.

Hoffman, L. (2020, October 7). Goldman adds perks but trims partnerships. Wall Street Journal.

Citation Example: Article from WSJ Website

Mullin, B. (2021, February 24). ViacomCBS shortens theatrical window for Paramount+ streaming service. Wall Street Journal.


DOIs and URLs: If the article does not have a DOI and you retrieved it from a library database, end the citation after the publication title. If you retrieve the article from Wall Street Journal's website, include the URL instead of the DOI at the end of the citation.