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dateline

[deyt-lahyn] /ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
a line giving the place of origin and usually the date of a news dispatch or the like.
verb (used with object), datelined, datelining.
2.
to furnish (a news story) with a dateline:
He datelines his reports Damascus.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; date1 + line1
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  • We use datelines on single byline stories only if the reporter was at the location cited in the dateline.
British Dictionary definitions for dateline

dateline

/ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
(journalism) the date and location of a story, placed at the top of an article
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Word Origin and History for dateline
n.

1880, imaginary line down the Pacific Ocean on which the calendar day begins and ends, from date (n.1) + line (n.). Meaning "line of text that tells the date and place of origin of a newspaper, article, telegram, etc." is from 1888.

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