Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tipoff.

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Examples

  • The DP was reacting to reports that Defence Intelligence had approached several journalists to supply information and analyses in return for "tipoffs" and improved access to the official intelligence community.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Care services minister Paul Burstow said he was shocked by the revelations and had authorised a series of random, unannounced inspections of similar units by the Care Quality Commission CQC, the sector regulator which has itself apologised for failing to act on earlier tipoffs about the Castlebeck facility.

    Abuse at leading care home leads to police inspections of private hospitals

  • The user is believed to have found the information after acting on hints published in several media outlets and on the WikiLeaks Twitter feed, all of which cited a member of rival whistleblowing website OpenLeaks as the original source of the tipoffs.

    Unredacted US embassy cables available online after WikiLeaks breach

  • Libel suits and settlement payouts are common, papers regularly pay for interviews with people in the spotlight and police have been known to get cash for tabloid tipoffs.

    UK Police Reopen Inquiry Into Scandal At Murdoch Paper

  • Well, as we all know that the way to beat Global Terrorism is a combination of scaremongering posters, community suspicion and anonymous tipoffs, the wonderful and inventive readers of BoingBoing have come up with a few posters of their own.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The agency is looking for such tipoffs in its letter to the CFOs.

    SEC Queries Firms on Repos

  • The phrase "citizen journalism" often attaches itself to WikiLeaks, as if this was a new phenomenon, but journalism has always relied on leaks and tipoffs and secrets from the wider public.

    20 things we learned in 2010

  • The phrase "citizen journalism" often attaches itself to WikLeaks, as if this was a new phenomenon, but journalism has always relied on leaks and tipoffs and secrets from the wider public.

    20 things we learned in 2010

  • It was clearly written by Marty Peretz – its pomposity and tendentiousness and chest-thumping anti-Palestinian animus are among the tipoffs (I say as a supporter of Israel).

    Matthew Yglesias » So Very Clever

  • But if you see them whispering before the tipoffs this weekend, you'll know why.

    The Real March Madness

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