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Re: Anonymous Sources
« Reply #75 on: January 17, 2021, 10:34:53 am »
Michael Moore and the salon advice columnist are not exactly the best journalistic models.  Their shortcomings as journalists go far far beyond use (or abuse) of un-named sources.

I'm an accountant at a bigger company...I've worked on M&A transactions which ended up leaking to the press...I wonder how hard it would be for me to get BS stories into the business section.  :hmm:

It might not be that hard but if you lie donít expect your press contact to keep quiet when the SEC calls ...
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