“[Emile Zola bemoaned] the fact that British journalists wrote anonymously—still the practice in The Economist.”

http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21714971-frenchman-who-changed-literature-giant-france

A few years ago a colleague questioned the quality of The Economist, citing the fact that the authors of articles are not identified.

It turns out this is just a longstanding practice of British journalists?

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