Anonymous Source Tracker

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


Ardian to launch sale of Riemser after dividend recapitalisation ...
No bank has yet been mandated to arrange the sale, according to the sources, who did not wish to be identified because the talks are private. Ardian declined to  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Aegis Limited: Private Company Information - Businessweek
A senior Essar group employee, who did not wish to be identified, told FE that the group is looking at options to sell part of Essar Ports stake to investors in Essar ...

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Study Finds Few Obstacles to Lifting Military's Transgender Ban ...
... to The New York Times on the condition of anonymity because he did not want to be identified disclosing a document that has not been released to the public.

New York Times — May 20, 2016


New police force finds old habits die hard in Ukraine | Reuters
A Western diplomat, who did not want to be identified by name, said the fight back by prosecutors showed reforms were starting to have a real impact.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Fueled by drugs, sex trafficking reaches 'crisis' on Native American ...
... and authorities won't believe them and will instead defend the trafficker, said an Indian Health Service social worker who did not want to be identified. "Nobody  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Exclusive: Chipotle hires former critic to help improve food safety ...
The goal was to make it easier for Chipotle to trace the origins of the products, according to the source, who did not want to be identified. River Point declined to  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


China's HNA in talks to acquire Singapore's CWT for $1 billion ...
The sources did not want to be identified as the information was not public. CWT did not immediately respond to a Reuters query while a spokeswoman at HNA ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Sexual Abuse Questions Swirl Around Yeshiva Leader in Kiryas Joel
The parents did not want to be identified because they were wary of being drawn into the investigation. The video was filmed from overhead in the office of the ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Trump dips toe into delicate U.S. debt discussion | Reuters
... default on U.S. debt, despite being asked multiple times," said the adviser, who did not want to be identified because he was not authorized to speak publicly.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Britain's Cameron needs to win big on Europe | Reuters
"And even then putting the party back together will not be easy," said the source, who like several others interviewed for this article declined to be identified ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Australia pushes back grid sale deadline due to elections | Reuters
... Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd last night informing them of the delay, said one of the people, who declined to be identified as the information was not public .

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Noble Group set to clinch $3 bln credit facilities - sources | Reuters
... and inventories, with an announcement expected as early as this week, said the sources, who declined to be identified as lending discussions are not public.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Singtel mulling $2 billion IPO next year for broadband unit: sources ...
The sources, who declined to be identified because the listing discussions are being kept private, said Singtel has been mulling a NetLink Trust IPO for years.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


RPT-UPDATE 1-Noble Group set to clinch $3 bln in credit facilities ...
... by trade flows and inventories, with an announcement expected this week, said the sources, who declined to be identified as the discussions are private.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


UPDATE 1-Fosun among bidders for Singapore-based reinsurer ...
Fosun declined to comment. Sources declined to be identified as the discussions were confidential. ACR's owners include London-based private equity firm 3i, ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


China's Fosun among bidders for Singapore-based reinsurer ACR ...
Sources declined to be identified as the discussions were confidential. ACR was set up in 2006 with capital of around $620 million and is ranked among the ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Why China's private sector needs a 'high degree of attention' | Reuters
He declined to be identified as he was not authorized to speak publicly to the media. "We still need to unleash vitality of enterprises and manufacturers to help  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


MOVES-China ICBC's chairman to retire, will help establish Europe ...
The sources, who were not authorised to speak to the media, declined to be identified. A Beijing-based spokesman for ICBC declined to comment.

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Carlsberg's Euro Soccer Campaign Said to Be Worth $90 Million ...
... 80 million euros ($90 million) on marketing for the championship, said a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the information ...

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Removal of Top Editors Signals Trouble for Independent Russian ...
One reporter who asked not to be identified amid the turmoil at the newspaper said many in the newsroom were veterans of similar recent government attacks on ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Siris Capital Said to Be Mystery Bidder for Polycom - Bloomberg
The sale was highly competitive, said two people involved, who asked not to be identified because the matter was private. The winning offer exceeded the ...

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Exclusive: USDA to join U.S. panel reviewing ChemChina's ...
The sources asked not to be identified because the USDA's role in CFIUS has not been publicly disclosed. Treasury declined to comment, with a spokesperson ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


Dell Said to Consider Boosting $16 Billion Bond Offering for EMC ...
The computer maker would reduce other parts of the debt financing needed to fund its buyout of EMC Corp., said the person, who asked not to be identified ...

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Yield Hunters Squeeze Spread in Czech Railways Record Bond Sale
... an initial guidance of 200-210 basis points while investors ordered more than 1 billion euros of the securities, said the person, who asked not to be identified.

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Before a key vote on renaming George Mason's law school after ...
One faculty member, who asked not to be identified because of workplace concerns, questioned Cabrera's statement that the law school would use the ...

Washington Post — May 20, 2016


Bloomberg
... sensitive information slip out, according to several who asked not to be identified because they don't want to be seen as taking sides in the political campaign.

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Providence Said to Weigh Options for Video-Game Maker ZeniMax ...
... of video games, including a possible initial public offering or a sale, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Low Ranking No Deterrent to Firm Seen Seeking Billion-Euro Sale ...
... million euros of five-year bonds, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because they're not authorized to speak publicly.

Bloomberg — May 20, 2016


Trump Headstone in Central Park: Mystery Solved - The New York ...
But in a phone interview on March 30 arranged by a publicist, the artist, who declined to give his name, told Melena Ryzik of The New York Times that he was  ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Italy clamps down on destitute refugee squatters with eviction notices
The 37-year-old, who declined to give his name, reached the Italian island of Lampedusa five years ago and says he was given no support after being granted  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


German 'godfathers' reunite Syrian families | Reuters
He declined to give his name to protect relatives still living in the fiercely contested city. Tight border controls across Europe, stricter asylum rules, and an  ...

Reuters — May 20, 2016


2 Journalists in India Are Fatally Shot - The New York Times
The officer declined to give his name because he was not authorized to speak to the news media. The police detained two people in Siwan on Saturday in their ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp - The ...
He declined to give his name, fearing for his safety. The Observatory said live bullets were being used in the operation, adding that some of the prisoners have  ...

Washington Post — May 20, 2016


Nicolás Maduro Tightens Hold on Venezuela as U.S. Fears Further ...
... according to senior American intelligence officials who spoke on condition of anonymity in discussing the government's latest intelligence assessment.

New York Times — May 20, 2016


S. Korea, US, Japan Plan Joint Drills on N. Korean Threat - The New ...
The official spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules. The trilateral drills will involve Aegis-equipped ships from the three countries, but they will ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Egypt Sentences 152 Protesters to Jail in Spree of Verdicts - The ...
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. The verdict on the case of 51 protesters was announced ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Russian Media Resignations Follow Increased Pressure - The New ...
An RBC editor who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak publicly about internal matters told the AP that the resignations were ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Prince's au
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. While the plane was on the tarmac, the official said, first ...

Associated Press — May 20, 2016


Multiple attacks in, around Baghdad kill at least 12 people
All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to release information. While no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, the ...

Associated Press — May 20, 2016


Timeline of key events in last 2 weeks of Prince's life
A law enforcement official who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media said that Prince was found  ...

Associated Press — May 20, 2016


Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Exiled Afghan Insurgent, Nears a Comeback ...
All that together would amount to at least $4 million a year, according to one senior Afghan official involved in the talks, speaking on condition of anonymity to  ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


The Latest: Officials Say Day's Death Toll in Baghdad Now 69 - The ...
The attack was carried out with an explosives-laden car that was parked near the market. The officer spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Podcasts Surge, but Producers Fear Apple Isn't Listening - The New ...
The people would speak only on the condition of anonymity because they had signed nondisclosure agreements. The company made no promises, the people  ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Technology|China Quietly Targets US Tech Companies in Security Reviews
Over the last nine months, a number of companies have been called in, the people who spoke on the condition of anonymity said.

New York Times — May 20, 2016


5 More Bankers Leave Credit Suisse as Exodus Accelerates - The ...
... bankers, most with decades at Credit Suisse, defected to Jefferies, according to six people briefed on the moves, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Asia North Korea Is Said to Appoint Career Envoy as Foreign Minister
The official said he could share the information only on the condition of anonymity because the North had not made it public through state media. The Associated ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


U.S. establishes Libyan outposts with eye toward offensive against ...
“We're obviously watching the threats very closely,” a senior administration official said, also speaking on the condition of anonymity. If the White House does  ...

Washington Post — May 20, 2016


Dispute at Xfund, a Venture Capital Fund, Bursts Into the Open - The ...
Two investors in the fund who agreed to speak on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the firm's partnership contracts said that this ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Politics|The Latest: Survivors Question Findings on 2015 Amtrak Crash
The official was not authorized to comment publicly because of the ongoing probe and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity. The cause ...

New York Times — May 20, 2016


Crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 - The New York Times
The news agency said the officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters. They said the review of the imagery was preliminary.

New York Times — May 20, 2016


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