An insider is a member of any group of people of limited number and generally restricted access. The term is used in the context of secret, privileged, hidden or otherwise esoteric information or knowledge: an insider is a "member of the gang" hence knows things outsiders don't, including insider jargon.

In our complicated and information-rich world, the concept of insider knowledge is popular and pervasive, as a source of direct and useful guidance. In a given situation, an insider is contrasted with an outside expert: the expert can provide an in-depth theoretical analysis that should lead to a practical opinion, while an insider has firsthand, material knowledge. Insider information may be thought of as more accurate and valuable than expert opinion.


There are many popular cultural roles ascribed to the insider.

In criminal and social justice, whistle-blowing and leaks are seen as (often heroic) efforts of individual insiders to right wrongs by making secret information public, usually in David and Goliath situations (e.g. by revealing transgressions of governments, large corporations or other powerful organizations). When whistle-blowers are cultivated by outside forces, they are known as informants and informers.

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NBC News 19 Jun 2024
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Korea Times 19 Jun 2024
SK On, the battery manufacturing unit of SK Group, has dismissed its chief commercial officer amid contracting global demand and the group's restructuring efforts, industry sources said Wednesday ... Chey Tae-won, as head of SK Innovation, the group's key energy unit....

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Deccan Herald 19 Jun 2024
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Football Transfers 19 Jun 2024
Manchester United are close to signing Bologna ace Joshua Zirkzee, according to Football Insider ... United are ready to activate Zirkzee’s €40 million release clause, and will hold further talks on Wednesday where the final touches on the deal could be applied ... United have made the ......

Trans Canada Gold Corp. Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement

ACCESSWIRE 19 Jun 2024
Each Unit consists of one (1) common share and ... Insiders subscribed for 4,000,000 Units for aggregate proceeds of $200,000 pursuant to the Offering ... Coupland acquired the 3,950,000 Units at a price of $0.05 per Unit for the total purchase price of $197,500 pursuant to the Offering....

Tucker Carlson reveals what American kids really think of Australia - as the former Fox ...

The Daily Mail 19 Jun 2024
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Whistleblower goes back in ‘the hole’ at Dauphin County jail after fight over legal papers

Penn Live 19 Jun 2024
Three months ago, Taji Abdullah spoke out publicly about Dauphin County jailers cutting the power and lights to a restricted housing unit known as “the hole,” where he was being held ... Most jails and prisons have similar restricted housing units, and they are often referred to as a prison inside the prison....

BJP issues show cause notice to Abhijit Das who contested against Trinamool's Abhishek Banerjee

Suryaa 19 Jun 2024
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The BJP, on Wednesday, issued a show-cause notice to Abhijit Das a.k.a ... State BJP unit insiders said that on Tuesday, while the party’s central fact-finding team was visiting different pockets at Diamond Harbour which were hit by post-poll violence, they faced protests by a section of local workers ... .......

Spotted on Ocracoke: Purple Martins find affordable housing

Island Free Press 19 Jun 2024
Except for a subspecies in the northwest region of the United States, Purple Martins are one of only three species that no longer nest in natural cavities and now use human-assisted habitats ... Inside their units, they will build a nest and then lay up to eight eggs....

New report warns of heat danger at Paris Olympics

Inside The Games 19 Jun 2024
Paris (AFP) - ... GETTY IMAGES. Rainy conditions ... Olympic teams have been offered the possibility of installing portable air-conditioning units in their accommodation, however, which many have opted to include. the temperature inside the Olympic Stadium, reading 43 degrees Celsius, after the morning session on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ... ....

The Big Three era is dead and the Knicks are back: 20 things we learned from the NBA playoffs

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2024
Take big swings. This particular trade deadline was a bit of a snoozefest, as many teams opted to roll with the status quo ... Related ... Celtics 106, Mavericks 88Inside the NBA is the last true uniting force ... But one such communal force united the entirety of the internet this spring. no one, and I do mean no one, wants Inside the NBA to go off the air ... ....

Colorado families displaced, victims pulled out of basement following Commerce City fire

CBS News 18 Jun 2024
Castan lived in one of the units attached to the home with her family ... The property itself has multiple living units, according to residents who lived inside ... As the fire started to grow throughout the house, fire crews learned about two people trapped inside the basement of the structure, one of which they say was handicapped....

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Collider 18 Jun 2024
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