Flyers Beat Writers' "Sources" Claims: Made-Up or Real?
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07-10-2011, 11:22 AM
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True, but we're essentially saying the same thing. Its not the anonymous source that's the problem, its whether you can actually believe the person reporting it. If TSN reports "sources say the Flyers are close to blah blah blah" I'll believe that before I believe someone like Eklund.
Also, it does have something to do with the age we live in because people like Eklund have a forum to supply weak, or even blatantly false, info to masses of people, without significant repercussions.
But it isn't just Eklund. And we aren't really saying the same thing. I don't think these morons should get a pass for using anonymous sources just because.
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