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Byline



a printed line of text accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author’s name.
to accompany with a byline:
Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?
Contemporary Examples

Michael Goldfarb Doesn’t Care About Facts Ali Gharib February 24, 2013
My Friend, Roger Ebert: Pulitzer Prize Winner Tom Shales on the Moving Documentary ‘Life Itself’ Tom Shales July 5, 2014
Here on Earth, The Forgotten Founding Father, and Other Reviews The Daily Beast April 29, 2011
Full Frontal Disney: Feminism’s Nudity Double Standard Emily Shire August 19, 2014
France’s Valerie Trierweiler Tweets Against Segolene Royal Tracy McNicoll June 11, 2012

Historical Examples

Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt
Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt
Helpfully Yours Evelyn E. Smith

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