Reporting in an Era of Heightened Concern About Anonymous Sources

June 2005
Nieman Reports;Summer2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p39
Interviews several journalists in the U.S. regarding concerns over anonymous or confidential news sources. Ken Paulson, editor of "USA Today"; Phil Taubman, Washington bureau chief of "The New York Times"; Jack Shafer, editor of "Slate"; Ron Hutcheson, Knight Ridder reporter and president of the White House Correspondent Association; John Cochran, chief Washington correspondent of "ABC News."


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