July 20, 2022
Podcast: When Should Journalists Allow Sources to Remain Anonymous?
We often hear of anonymous sources in the context of an undercover source with dirt. Deeply entrenched, or in the […]
December 20, 2021
She Came Forward: The Podcast
A podcast, with co-hosts Iman Palm and Cailin Martin, discussing the use of anonymous sources in a Times Union article.
December 7, 2021
Opinion: Anonymous Sourcing’s Role in the Coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing
"Anonymity brings with it a willingness to cast light into the dark places that hide secrets about what we all need to know. On the other hand, the use of anonymous sources makes the media a dupe for putting out unreliable stories." - Bruce Fritz
December 11, 2020
Commentary: A Race for Breaking News on the ‘Russia Probe’ Obscured Truth and Accountability
“Seek Truth. Break News. Hold the Powerful Accountable.” In breaking news, murky clarity leads to a loss of truth, accountability, and jobs.