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How should I reference a direct quote from a 7:30 report transcript?

Hi,

I am using some dialogue from the online transcript of a 7:30 report episode.  Should I just reference the webpage, the author of the episode, or the person who delivered the quote? 

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Patrick, 5 years ago

Hi

the information is in our online referencing guide (I'm assuming here that you are using Harvard UTS referencing style), at the bottom of this page

https://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/referencing/harvard-uts-referencing-guide/other-sources

 

In your reference list you'd have something like

7:30 Report 2013, television program, ABC TV, Sydney, 3 September.

And in your text you'd have something like (but there are many ways you could do this, I'm just giving you two examples. Note that 7:30 Report is always in italics)

... Tony Abbott said that he would hold talks with Indonesia, and these would 'certainly be successful' (7:30 Report 2013)

or

... while on the 7:30 Report (2013) Kevin Rudd claimed that 'Labor's policy is working well' ...

If you have several different 7:30 report episodes in the same year, the years would be 2013a, 2013b etc, ordered in the reference list chronologically with the oldest coming first. Normally with a quote from a printed source you need to put the page number(s) in the in text reference, indicating where the quote can be found; I don't think that's necessary in this case, because the transcript is just a written record of the spoken words on the TV program.

Cheers, Patrick

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