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WashPost's Eggen Wrings Hands Over 'Faceless Donors' to Campaign Ads; But He Frequently Uses Anonymous Sources Himself

"Behind the ads, faceless donors," blared a front-page headline in today's Washington Post. "Disclosure rare as groups spend on general election," complained the subheading to Dan Eggen's April 26 story. "Nearly all of the independent advertising being aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public," Eggen lamented in his lead paragraph.
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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

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