Anonymous Sources are Increasing in News Stories, Along with Rather Curious Explanations

Like & Share E&P:
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Facebook
Google+
http://www.editorandpublisher.com/news/anonymous-sources-are-increasing-in-news-stories-along-with-rather-curious-explanations/">
LinkedIn

By: Paul Farhi | Washington Post

According to sources who didn’t insist on anonymity, more and more sources are speaking to the news media on the condition of anonymity for the oddest of reasons.

Politico, for example, reported a speech by Vice President Biden to a progressive group based on the account of a person who spoke anonymously “because the [speech was] by-invitation only.”

Comments:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Editor & Publisher App: Android Phone

Enjoy everything in the Print edition in an
easy-to-read, easy-to-navigate format
designed exclusively to fit your Android device

Click below to download
and install the Android app.

CLOSE

Editor & Publisher App: Android Tablet

Enjoy everything in the Print edition in an
easy-to-read, easy-to-navigate format
designed exclusively to fit your Android tablet

Click below to download
and install the Android app.

CLOSE

Editor & Publisher App: iPad

Enjoy everything in the Print edition in an
easy-to-read, easy-to-navigate format
designed exclusively to fit your iPad

Click below to download
and install the App.

CLOSE

Editor & Publisher App: iPhone

Enjoy everything in the Print edition in an
easy-to-read, easy-to-navigate format
designed exclusively to fit your iPhone device

Click below to download
and install the iPhone app.

CLOSE