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Media Business: Referencing for Media Business

This guide will help Media Business students find and evaluate key resources needed to successfully complete their assessments.


As Journalism students, you will be asked to use the APA 7th referencing style

What is referencing and why is it important? 


At university you are expected to reference information sources used in your assignments. Referencing is important as it:

  • gives credit to authors
  • shows that you’ve done your research  
  • means that others can find the resources you have used .

APA 7th Referencing Guide


For help on how to reference, have a look at our comprehensive APA 7th referencing guide.

You can open it in a new page and download it by clicking the link below.

Useful sections

  • Journalism and News  - Section 2 (page 26)
  • Legal Materials - Section 5 (page 77)
  • Websites & Social Media - Section 3 (page 42)
  • Film & TV - Section 4 (page 64)


Referencing Videos

Referencing software: RefWorks


RefWorks is a cloud-based reference manager that can assist your referencing. It can be used to create reference lists and in-text citations.

To learn more about RefWorks have a look at the RefWorks page on the library website by clicking the link below.