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Every opinion in Discourse DB should have associated with it one or more authors, usually just one. An author's name can be a real name or a pseudonym; though a real name is preferred, when it is known.
Every opinion in Discourse DB should have associated with it one or more authors, usually just one. An author's name can be a real name or a pseudonym (as sometimes happens with online sources); though a real name is preferred, when it is known.


An editorial that appears in a publication with no name associated with it (referred to in the United Kingdom as a ''leader'') should have "''publication name'' editorial board" as its author; for instance, "The Economist editorial board".
An editorial that appears in a publication with no name associated with it (referred to in the United Kingdom as a ''leader'') should have "''publication name'' editorial board" as its author; for instance, "The Economist editorial board".


Most authors in Discourse DB will have their own page associated with them, where you can view the list of opinions that person has written, and the list of publications he/she has written for.
For authors in Discourse DB that have their own page associated with them, you can view the list of items that they have written.

Latest revision as of 00:14, July 29, 2012

Every opinion in Discourse DB should have associated with it one or more authors, usually just one. An author's name can be a real name or a pseudonym (as sometimes happens with online sources); though a real name is preferred, when it is known.

An editorial that appears in a publication with no name associated with it (referred to in the United Kingdom as a leader) should have "publication name editorial board" as its author; for instance, "The Economist editorial board".

For authors in Discourse DB that have their own page associated with them, you can view the list of items that they have written.