news leak

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Noun1.news leak - unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
disclosure, revealing, revelation - the speech act of making something evident
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These new sources reveal how the British government and its security services were likely responsible for a press leak to US reporter Drew Pearson and for compelling Canada's prime minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, not to handle the affair quietly with the Soviet ambassador.
A press leak on Tuesday, January 24, from a closed security cabinet war conference, that took place during the last anti-terror operation "Defensive Edge" in 2014 against Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, has resurrected old charges that the Netanyahu government had failed to appreciate the perils of Hamas' terror tunnels.
ISLAMABAD -- The Inquiry Committee formed by the government to probe into press leak in daily Dawn has directed media to avoid speculative reports until a definitive conclusion is reached in the matter.
At issue is whether the chairman authorized an alleged press leak earlier in the year over a telephony issue.
Machnouk concluded that a press leak accusing Berri of blocking parliament legislation was "inaccurate" G.
An interior ministry press leak suggested the ministry had issued an alert about a possible attack on military installation, without giving specific information about the target and the timing.
For the benefit of the humourless, this is known as satire, which is why Fitzgerald is known as 'The Flare'' after becoming "incandescent with rage" over a press leak of a 'private'' speech he gave to city businessmen.
A glimpse into the dark corridors of political power, Fair Game is a grown-up action movie based on the autobiography of real-life CIA agent Valerie Plame (Watts) whose career was destroyed and whose marriage was strained to its limits when her cover was blown by a politically-motivated press leak.
The host was talking in an offensive way about the press leak claiming the delay of the 20th Gulf Championship by the Gulf Security Committee.
Officials blame a press leak for the loss of their first choice as word spread and a Qatari club side manoeuvred in with an unbeatable financial package during negotiations to replace Milan Macala.
But when a press leak from ECB offices, hinting that interest rates either would not be cut or cut only a small amount, appeared on the front page of London's Financial Times a week before last January's meeting, contrary to what one would expect, market interest rates actually went down, not up.
An ostentatious press leak recently revealed that the U.