[bahy-lahyn] Journalism.
a printed line accompanying a news story, article, or the like, giving the author's name.
verb (used with object), bylined, bylining.
to accompany with a byline: Was the newspaper report bylined or was it anonymous?
Also, by-line.

1925–30, Americanism; by- + line1

unbylined, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

1926, "line giving the name of the writer of an article in a newspaper or magazine;" they typically read BY ________.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Example sentences
Neither version of the article has a byline or any kind of author credit but one is clearly modified from the other.
She wrote up some of his notes so well that he wanted to publish them under her byline.
Henceforth the byline matters, unusually so in our case.
While they were making a conventional truck, they mentioned as a byline that they are also now making hybrid trucks.
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