What is masthead?

masthead meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A box or column printed in each issue of a newspaper or periodical stating the title of the publication, its publisher, ownership, editors, frequency, ISSN, subscription rates, and giving notice of copyright, usually with contact information. In most newspapers, the mastehead is found on the editorial page or on page one. In magazines and journals, it is usually printed on or near the contents page. Compare with flag. See also: date line.


reference: ABC-CLIO