Don’t quote me on this but… Reporters have been using anonymous sources to obtain information the public might not hear otherwise probably since the start of a free press. But half of people asked in a recent poll by Politico and the polling firm Morning Consult did not approve of the practice while only a … Continue reading “BLOG: Who Said That?”
Subscribe: iTunes | Google | Stitcher | RSS The use of anonymous sources is a proven practice that journalists use to get access to information the public may not otherwise hear. But a recent survey found that many people think that’s a shifty or dishonest practice. We look at how and why reporters grant anonymity.