Anonymous Source Tracker

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


Qatar's Masraf Al Rayan Hires Banks for Debut Dollar Sukuk-Sources
Qatari Islamic lender Masraf Al Rayan has hired banks ahead of a potential sale of U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, sources familiar with the ...

New York Times    March 24, 2019


Mueller report: Criminal investigation becomes political in Congress
House Republican leaders and the top members of committees held a call Friday to discuss the report being finished, a senior Republican aide confirmed.

USA Today    March 24, 2019


Royal Adviser Fired Over Khashoggi Murder Absent From Saudi ...
... among the 11 suspects on trial at secretive hearings in Riyadh despite Saudi pledges to bring those responsible to justice, sources familiar with the matter said .

New York Times    March 24, 2019


Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores wants to buy Fox Sports networks
A source said this is a Platinum deal — not a Gores acquisition. So why the interest from Gores, Pohlad and John C. Malone, chairman of Liberty Media and  ...

USA Today    March 24, 2019


FOCUS-Apple's iPhone struggles unravel ambitions of Japan Display
Sources at Japan Display and other Apple suppliers interviewed for the story declined to be identified as they are not authorised to talk to the media. Suppliers  ...

CNBC    March 24, 2019


DOJ, FBI stonewalled House GOP request for McCabe texts ...
... work-related text messages as part of the surveillance abuse inquiry last March , but they were denied, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Fox News    March 24, 2019


Qatar's Masraf Al Rayan hires banks for debut dollar sukuk - sources ...
Qatari Islamic lender Masraf Al Rayan has hired banks ahead of a potential sale of U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, sources familiar with the ...

Reuters    March 24, 2019


Exclusive: Telecom equipment provider Avaya considers leveraged ...
Avaya's board of directors is evaluating an offer from a private equity firm that values it at more than $20 per share, the sources said. Avaya shares ended trading ...

Reuters    March 24, 2019


Uber to Seal $3.1 Billion Deal to Buy Middle East Rival Careem ...
... a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as early as this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Bloomberg    March 24, 2019


Trump Did Not Reverse North Korea Sanctions on Chinese ...
The tweet was meant to refer to a decision to not go forward with additional large- scale sanctions on North Korea at this time, the source said, speaking on ...

New York Times    March 23, 2019


Finance Meeting in China Said to Be Canceled Over Venezuela Row
They asked not to be named as they weren't authorized to speak publicly on this topic. The organization's board said on Friday that the gathering planned for ...

Bloomberg    March 23, 2019


Viacom, AT&T Negotiations Weigh on Possible CBS Tie-Up: Sources
... of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said.

New York Times    March 23, 2019


Italy, China Will Sign Up to $23 Billion of Deals, Official Says ...
... euros ($23 billion) at a ceremony with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, according to an Italian official who declined to be named before the event.

Bloomberg    March 23, 2019


AT&T, Viacom Continue Contract Negotiations Past Deadline - The ...
It was not immediately clear if a deal could be reached, sources briefed on the matter said. AT&T and Viacom declined to comment. The previous contract, in ...

New York Times    March 23, 2019


Citi Fires Eight Hong Kong Traders After Review Finds Misconduct ...
... from its equities trading desk in Hong Kong after an internal probe revealed misconduct in their dealings with clients, people with knowledge of the matter said.

New York Times    March 23, 2019


Brazil's Natura and Avon Confirm Deal Talks - The New York Times
One source with knowledge of the matter said that Avon and Natura have been considering a deal that would put Avon back together three years after the split ...

New York Times    March 23, 2019


AP Source: Astros Agree to 2-Year Extension With Verlander - The ...
The person spoke Saturday to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because details not had been released by the team. The agreement was first ...

New York Times    March 23, 2019


AP source: Astros agree to 2-year extension with Verlander
The person spoke Saturday to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because details not had been released by the team. The agreement was first ...

USA Today    March 23, 2019


AP source: Verlander, Astros to add $66M for 2020, '21 - The ...
The person spoke Saturday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. The agreement was first reported by KRIV-FOX 26.

Washington Post    March 23, 2019


As Mueller Report Lands, Prosecutorial Focus Moves to New York ...
... Trump Organization and its executives, including its longtime chief financial officer, may have played in the scheme, according to people briefed on the matter .

New York Times    March 23, 2019


Main findings of Mueller report will not be released Saturday: U.S. ...
The 235 members of the Democratic caucus in the House have scheduled a 3 p.m. (1900 GMT) call, a senior Democratic aide said. Trump, who is spending the  ...

Reuters    March 23, 2019


Trump-Russia report main findings awaited, U.S. lawmakers seek ...
... of the Democratic caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives scheduled a 3 p.m. (1900 GMT) conference call on Saturday, a senior Democratic aide said.

Reuters    March 23, 2019


Findings of Trump-Russia report expected Sunday as Democrats ...
The 235 members of the Democratic caucus in the House scheduled a 3 p.m. ( 1900 GMT) call, a senior Democratic aide said. Trump, who is spending the ...

Reuters    March 23, 2019


Jimenez says contract with White Sox is dream come true - The ...
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press Wednesday, March 20, 2019, that the Chicago White Sox are nearing a $43 million, six-year ...

Washington Post    March 23, 2019


UPDATE 2-U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades
A U.S. official briefed on the matter Saturday said the FAA has not yet signed off on the upgrade and training but the goal is to review them in coming weeks and ...

CNBC    March 23, 2019


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