Example APA Style: Press release

According to the APA Style you can handle the reference of a press release in the same way as a normal internet source. After the title you should add ‘press release’ in square brackets.

Press release (online)
APA-formatAuthorLastName, FirstInitial. Or NameOrganization. (Year, Month day). TitlePressRelease [Press release]. Retrieved from: http://WebAddress
In reference listThe President’s Office. (2015, August 5). Vice President arrives in Egypt on official trip [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.presidencymaldives.gov.mv/Index.aspx?lid=11&dcid=15744
In the text
  • In 2015 President Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor visited Egypt for x and y (The President’s Office, 2015).
  • The President’s Office (2015) published a press release to … .
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