Anonymous Source Tracker

Frequently updated examples of the media's use of anonymous sources.


Senate's budget rules invalidate key provisions in Republican health ...
A Senate Republican aide noted that the parliamentarian reviewed a draft version of the bill, and the legislation could still be changed. They are a critical blow to ...

Vox — July 22, 2017


Sean Spicer out as White House press secretary - LA Times
Trump has told close advisors that Spicer had been beaten into submission by the press, according to a person close to Trump, and was no longer able to punch ...

Los Angeles Times — July 22, 2017


Spicer resigns as an embattled Trump shakes up his press and legal ...
Trump has told close advisors that Spicer had been beaten into submission by the media, according to a person close to Trump, and no longer was able to ...

Los Angeles Times — July 22, 2017


Scaramucci Awaits U.S. Approval for China Deal - The New York ...
... yet to get approval from U.S. regulators to sell his hedge fund firm to a group led by Chinese conglomerate HNA, according to a person familiar with the matter .

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Suvretta Capital Aaron Cowen hedge fund performance - Business ...
The fund has gained an additional 5% or so in the first two weeks of July, a person familiar with the matter told Business Insider. That extends year-to-date gains ...

Business Insider — July 22, 2017


48785773 story 2017-07-22T04:19:00Z http://abcnews.go.com ...
... during the 2016 campaign, and he would only leave his position if President Trump were to fire him, a person familiar with the matter has told ABC News.

ABC News — July 22, 2017


Intel has axed the group working on fitness trackers and health ...
Intel has axed the division that worked on health wearables, including fitness trackers, according to a person familiar with the matter. The company has been ...

MSN — July 22, 2017


45 After Dark: Extra Sessions edition - POLITICO
“The requests to testify at the July 26 hearing were received on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter, and include a broad request for ...

Politico — July 22, 2017


Sony, Lone Star End Film Funding Deal With $50 Million Remaining ...
... film-financing partner LStar Capital, which opted out of a deal to provide as much as $50 million through 2019, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg — July 22, 2017


MyWestTexas.com - AP News
A person familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer ...

Associated Press — July 22, 2017


Morgan Stanley to shift jobs to Frankfurt due to Brexit | Daily Mail ...
Morgan Stanley has picked Frankfurt as a new temporary hub to operate in the European Union when Brexit takes effect, a person familiar with the situation...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


National Basketball Association NBA
A person familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal ...

ABC News — July 22, 2017


Saudi source gives more detail on crown prince's dismissal
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - A source close to Saudi Arabia's rulers has given further details of how Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince, was ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Alitalia gets some 10 non-binding offers for the airline: source
Struggling Italian airline has received about ten non-binding offers for the company, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Aerospace & Defense News Headlines | Reuters
Struggling Italian airline has received about ten non-binding offers for the company, a source close to the matter said on Friday. 2:15pm EDT ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Trump's legal team spokesman resigns amid reported shake-up
A source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday that Kasowitz had not left the team. Separately, Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Abercrombie & Fitch investor calls for buybacks after failed sale
Abercrombie received interest from both private equity firms and other retailers, a source familiar with the situation said, requesting anonymity because the ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


UPDATE 1-GSK looks to sell UK Horlicks business - source ...
... Britain but will retain the much larger operation in India, where the nutritional brand is growing strongly, a source familiar with the situation said on Wednesday  ...

Business Insider — July 22, 2017


GSK looks to sell small UK Horlicks business -source
... Horlicks business in Britain but will retain the much larger operation in India, where the nutritional brand is growing strongly, a source familiar with the situation ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Trump's legal team weighs how to curtail special counsel: reports
A source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday that Kasowitz had not left the team. Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier and longtime  ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Sean Hannity Denied William F. Buckley Award
A source familiar with the situation says that Christopher Buckley, William F. Buckley's son, "expressed great dismay" at the announcement earlier this year that ...

MSN — July 22, 2017


Team Trump Excuses for the Don Jr. Meeting Go From Bad to Worse
According to a source familiar with the situation, speaking to The Daily Beast on the condition of anonymity to discuss the matter, Kushner claims that he did not ...

Daily Beast — July 22, 2017


Playbook Power Briefing: SPICER RESIGNS after SCARAMUCCI ...
A source familiar with the situation tells CNN that [William's son] Christopher Buckley 'expressed great dismay' at the announcement that the award would go to ...

Politico — July 22, 2017


WWE star faces battery charge in fight with wrestler fiancé | New ...
When asked about Paige's status at the company, a source familiar with the situation told The Post that WWE's domestic violence policy states wrestlers can only ...

New York Post — July 22, 2017


LOVETT: Cuomo push to oust N.Y. House GOPers brings in around ...
Gov. Cuomo's effort to target at least six New York House Republicans in 2018 has already raised about a million bucks, a source said.

New York Daily News — July 22, 2017


Police had contact with Pa. confessed killer 40 times in 6 years ...
A source said DiNardo returned to campus seeking to re-enroll last fall but had some verbal encounters with students and staff. Campus police contacted ...

Chicago Tribune — July 22, 2017


Tony Romo says Ezekiel Elliott is a good kid, needs grace period ...
Elliott has spoken with owner and general manager Jerry Jones this week after an incident at a Dallas bar in which a source said he was involved. Coach Jason  ...

ABC News — July 22, 2017


No one wants to buy James Dolan's TV networks | New York Post
Turning off potential buyers is the fact that the RSN, with a market cap of $1.7 billion and trading at 10 times Ebitda, is not worth the price, a source said. MSGN's ...

New York Post — July 22, 2017


Inmate flees open cell in Manhattan courthouse, punches officer ...
Joseph Cannon fled from an open cell, punched a court sergeant and injured two others, a source said.

New York Daily News — July 22, 2017


Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott to appeal citation for driving 100 mph ...
This news comes in the wake of what a source said was Elliott's involvement in an incident at a Dallas bar on Sunday. Dallas police said no arrests or suspects ...

ABC News — July 22, 2017


Radio presenter Jane Garvey blasts BBC's gender pay gap | Daily ...
A source said last night: 'Emily had showdown talks with Newsnight boss Ian Katz ahead of the publication of the salaries. 'They made her an offer and she did ...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


MACC tracking down key witnesses in FIC's London hotel buy
A source said the commission is working to gather more information relating to the purchase of the four-star hotel in Kensington between 2013 and 2015, from ...

MSN — July 22, 2017


Factbox: Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU
... up to 300 London investment bank staff due to Brexit, depending on how clients adapt and on the French bank's efforts to win new UK business, a source said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Eighth man at Trump Tower meeting was focus of congressional ...
Trump has told close advisors that Spicer had been beaten into submission by the press, according to a person close to Trump, and was no longer able to punch ...

Los Angeles Times — July 22, 2017


Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions - Bloomberg
... is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump's businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Bloomberg — July 22, 2017


Guest List at Donald Trump Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Expands Again
Mr. Mueller's team believes all the meeting participants have now been identified, according to a person familiar with the inquiry. Mr. Balber, the lawyer, said Mr.

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary - The New ...
He asked them how the leaks were happening, according to a person familiar with the discussions, and called Mr. Spicer a “good guy” who leaks only when told ...

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Special counsel said to expand probe to Trump business transactions
... is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump's businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Boston Globe — July 22, 2017


Spicer quits amid White House feud - POLITICO
Trump reconnected with Scaramucci in the Oval Office shortly after and mainly talked about Scaramucci's "win" against CNN, according to a person familiar with  ...

Politico — July 22, 2017


Quickly - Post-Tribune
... advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the Russia probe, according to a person familiar with the effort.

Chicago Tribune — July 22, 2017


Trump ready to shake up team as investigations grind on - The ...
... less prominent role within Trump's outside legal team, according to a person familiar with the president's thinking who requested anonymity to discuss Trump's  ...

Boston Globe — July 22, 2017


Political Happy Hour: July 21, 2017 - The Boston Globe
... he believed the appointment of Mr. Scaramucci was a major mistake and said he was resigning, according to a person with direct knowledge of the exchange.

Boston Globe — July 22, 2017


Spicer resigns after Trump staff changes - The Boston Globe
... stay on, but Spicer told the president that he believed the appointment was a major mistake, according to a person with direct knowledge of the exchange.

Boston Globe — July 22, 2017


Spicer Resigns After Dispute Over Trump Appointment
... stay on, but Mr. Spicer told Mr. Trump that he believed the appointment was a major mistake, according to a person with direct knowledge of the exchange.

MSN — July 22, 2017


Oil Snaps Winning Streak as Doubts Over OPEC Cuts Weigh on Price
Libya's oil output is said to increase to 1.1 million barrels a day, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter, who asked not to be identified.

Bloomberg — July 22, 2017


Morning Agenda: Deutsche Bank's Ties to Trump Under Scrutiny ...
Bank of America had been talking to HNA about new lending partnerships, according to a person with direct knowledge. It has also been among the banks ...

New York Times — July 22, 2017


HNA Finds Wall St.'s Enthusiasm for Chinese Conglomerates Is ...
Bank of America had been in discussions with HNA to enter new lending partnerships in future transactions, according to a person with direct knowledge but ...

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Big German Bank, Key to Trump's Finances, Faces New Scrutiny ...
... is no indication that federal investigators suspect a Russian connection to Mr. Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank, according to people briefed on the matter.

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Mueller asks WH to preserve info from Trump Jr. meeting ...
... closest aides, who were traveling with him back from Europe helped strategize about a response for Trump Jr., according to people briefed on the matter.

CNN — July 22, 2017


The Finance 202: Big budget problems stand in way of tax overhaul ...
... no indication that federal investigators suspect a Russian connection to Mr. Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank, according to people briefed on the matter

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


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