Many people, especially in the US, see anonymous publications as gutless journalism. However, there can be benefits to anonymity. [shutterstock: 607238195, StunningArt]
Recently, an anonymous op-ed about Donald Trump was published in the New York Times. A debate about its content arose, and with it came a discussion about the right and the point of anonymous publications. As author of the N.N. column, I feel personally addressed.