How to cite a press release in APA Style

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To cite a press release in APA Style, list the organization responsible, the date of publication, the title in italics, “Press release” in square brackets, and the URL.

Format Organization Name. (Year Month Day). Press release title [Press release]. URL
Reference entry American Psychological Association. (2020, November 17). Psychologists report large increase in demand for anxiety, depression treatment [Press release]. https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2020/11/anxiety-depression-treatment
In-text citation (American Psychological Association, 2020)

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December 10, 2020 at 12:35 PM

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