Anonymous Source Tracker

Daily examples of how major news organizations in the United States use anonymous sources


Congress has new questions for Donald Trump Jr. about Moscow ...
Sources close to Trump Jr. told ABC News he stands by his September 2017 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee in which he said he was only ...

ABC News    March 7, 2019


Eni and Edison Lead Race for Ascopiave's Retail Clients-Sources ...
"It's a valuable portfolio because we're talking about regulated market customers who are loyal and have not switched to competitors," one of the sources said.

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Altice USA Is Considering Sale of Lightpath Fiber Unit: Sources ...
New York-based Altice USA has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to assist in the process, the sources said, asking not to be named because the matter is ...

New York Times    March 7, 2019


ECB's Draghi Surprised Colleagues With Bold Stimulus Plans ...
"Growth is below trend now and the output gap is opening up again," one of the sources said. "It's is worrying because very little of this slowdown is actually ...

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Exclusive: Thyssen, Tata on Collision Course With Europe Over JV ...
Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel will not go very far in concessions to gain approval for a planned steel venture, four people familiar with the matter said, adding ...

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Goldman Sachs Further Shrinks Commodities Trading - The New ...
The review showed the business was using too much capital for too little profit, the Wall Street Journal reported in February, citing people familiar with the matter .

New York Times    March 7, 2019


EXCLUSIVE-Thyssen, Tata on collision course with Europe over JV ...
While Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel are working on a remedy package, they are unlikely to make far-reaching concessions, three people familiar with the matter ...

CNBC    March 7, 2019


Religious School That India Says It Bombed Looks Undamaged and ...
"It was shut down in June last year," said one resident, who asked not to be identified. Pointing to a white building on top of one of the hills around Jaba, one  ...

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Exclusive: SEC Scrutinizes Fairness of Stock Exchange Pricing ...
... the multi-tiered pricing system used by stock exchanges favors large brokers at the expense of small ones, according to a person familiar with the matter.

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Goldman Sachs Is Said to Cut 10 Staff in Commodities Unit ...
... Group Inc. is cutting 10 staff in its commodities division as the bank reviews the footprint of the once-dominant unit, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg    March 7, 2019


Airbnb to buy HotelTonight
A source close to the deal told CNBC that Airbnb's co-founder and CEO, Brian Chesky, and Shank have been friends for years and they both felt like "Davids ...

CNBC    March 7, 2019


'Leaving Neverland' may spell trouble for Michael Jackson estate's ...
(A source close to the situation confirmed the figure to Variety.) MICHAEL JACKSON ESTATE SUES HBO OVER 'LEAVING NEVERLAND'. Michael Jackson ...

Fox News    March 7, 2019


Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison on bank and tax ...
Manafort's lawyers appeared to be happy with the sentence, but a source close to the team said they remain concerned about his sentencing next week.

Fox News    March 7, 2019


Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for breach of contract ...
A source close to the Trump Organization called the lawsuit “laughable” on Thursday and went on to add “I guess the GoFundMe page didn't work out so well.”.

ABC News    March 7, 2019


Morning Bits: Everyone in this administration is on the hot seat - The ...
... the Trump Organization's pursuit of the Trump Tower Moscow project into the 2016 campaign season, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

Washington Post    March 7, 2019


Federal Reserve: U.S. household wealth fell 3.5 percent in late 2018 ...
... in December that hackers left clues suggesting they were working for a Chinese intelligence-gathering operation, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Washington Post    March 7, 2019


ECB's Draghi surprised colleagues with bold stimulus plans: sources
... pushing on Thursday for unexpectedly generous stimulus after forecasts showed a large drop in economic growth, four sources familiar with the discussion said.

Reuters    March 7, 2019


UK Opposition Labour Will Not Support New Brexit Referendum in ...
... Party will not support a new referendum on Brexit in all circumstances, The Independent reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the party leadership.

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Brexit | Reuters.com
The Labour Party will not support a new referendum on Brexit in all circumstances, The Independent reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the party ...

Reuters    March 7, 2019


With Bloomberg and Brown out, all eyes on Biden - NBC News
Sources close to Bloomberg say that former Vice President Joe Biden's potential entrance into the 2020 fray made an uphill, but potentially winnable, primary ...

NBC News    March 7, 2019


UK opposition Labour will not support new Brexit referendum in all ...
... Party will not support a new referendum on Brexit in all circumstances, The Independent reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the party leadership.

CNBC    March 7, 2019


Namibian Tribes to Appeal U.S. Ruling on German Colonial Horrors ...
A ministry official, who declined to be named, said discussions with the Namibian government were underway on finding a common position on Germany's ...

New York Times    March 7, 2019


Traffickers used Russia's World Cup to enslave us, say Nigerian ...
It's like a cage,” said one 21-year old woman, who declined to be named. In September, a Nigerian woman was killed by a man who refused to pay for sex, ...

Reuters    March 7, 2019


AT&T Is Dragging HBO's Streaming Strategy Out of the Dark Ages ...
But interviews with more than a dozen former Time Warner and HBO employees, many of whom declined to be named discussing a former employer, suggest ...

Bloomberg    March 7, 2019


AP source: Free agent CB Kevin Jonson to visit Browns - The ...
CLEVELAND — Free agent cornerback Kevin Johnson is scheduled to meet with the Browns, a person familiar with the visit confirmed to The Associated Press.

Washington Post    March 7, 2019


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