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How the media handles anonymous sources

KARE 11's Chris Hrapsky with investigative journalists about anonymous sources.

President Trump tweeted Friday morning that no story using anonymous sources should be believed.

When it comes to credibility, few things are ethically as challenging to news outlets than using anonymous sources.

Chris Hrapsky spoke with two members of KARE 11’s investigative team about why and when reporters should avoid anonymous sources and why sometimes it’s absolutely necessary.

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