Should news outlets publish stories based on anonymous sources? | The Tylt
The New York Times published a story alleging Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested wiretapping President Trump's office and recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment. The story is based on anonymous accounts of the meeting and memos written later. Rosenstein rejected many details in the piece, calling to question, yet again, the Times' reliance on anonymous sources. Some say they're necessary to break news, while others claim they aren't reliable. What do you think?
Should news outlets publish stories based on anonymous sources?
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