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Analysis entry on attribution

The sources in this CNN story are House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. These sources were scattered throughout the story as different elements unfolded.

The information from the story came mostly from the sources, as they are the people most closely tied to the story's topic. The reporter gradually goes into the subject matter that the source touches on before putting in the quote. The quote typically starts its own line, followed up the attribution. The reporter's style was effective and clear in distributing accurate credit to sources.