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Reuters Goes Overboard With Anonymous Sources

Reuters Goes Overboard With Anonymous Sources

I can accept anonymous sources up to a point. They’re not ideal, but sometimes, there’s no other way to get the hard info on a story. But the lack of transparency raises doubts about the quality of the journalism and trust the reporter. It’s a leap of faith. So whenever we come across an unnamed

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Free Lance Fauxtography, Reuters Style

Last year’s death of Molhem Barakat — a Syrian freelance photographer for Reuters who was under age and had previously sought to be a suicide bomber — continues to raise questions about the integrity of the wire service’s images. The talented teenage photographer was killed covering fighting in Aleppo last December. The NY Times explains:

Iran’s New Path to Nuclear Arms?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Western governments are concerned Iran is taking a new path towards a nuclear bomb: producing weapons-grade plutonium, instead of focusing on uranium. What’s the difference?  The Wall St. Journal explains

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