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Pocket guide to APA Style, by Robert Perrin has the following information regarding citing a blog from a newspaper's website:

An Online Pposting--Blog or Discussion Group

to cite an online posting to a blog or discussion group, provide the author, identified by name or screen name; the date of the posting; the title of the posting, with a description of the message; and a retrieval statement that is appropriate to the kind of source. 


Wiley, S. (2017, May 6). Looking for work? consider the healthcare industry [Blog message]. Retrieved from PBS Blogs:

In-text citation (Wiley, 2017) 

Yeal9. (2017, August 3). Re: the birth control pill's 50th anniversary: Science, reason, and women's rights [Discussion group comment]. Retrieved from Washington Post discussion group:

In-text citation (Yeal9, 2010)

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