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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Local authorities warn of the dangers of hot cars as summer brings on the heat

Killeen Daily Herald 15 Jun 2021
That may be a trip to Belton Lake, a splash in the Long Branch Pool or simply staying inside to take in all of the cool air of an A/C unit ... On average, 39 children die in hot cars every year in the United States ... The study broke down the circumstances in which a child was stuck inside of a vehicle into five different categories....

A grocery store cashier in Atlanta was shot dead after a face mask dispute with ...

Business Insider 15 Jun 2021
See more stories on Insider's business page ... Are they now supposed to become the vaccination police?" Marc Perrone, president of The United Food and Commercial Workers International (UFCW), said in a statement emailed to Insider last month ... of Central Florida, told Insider....

From the ground up

Estherville News 15 Jun 2021
In February, Eagle Construction landed a contract to build a 64-unit building that would run in an L shape toward the south end of its property on North 5th Street, taking over the former Estherville High School football field and track ... Due to space, the units will not have garages....

West Side business under scrutiny after dog dies in their care

Chicago Sun-Times 15 Jun 2021
A dog named Georgia died while in the custody of K9 University Chicago after a worker didn’t realize the furry animal was left inside a transport van as the temperature climbed to 90 degrees ... The Humane Society of the United States recommends pets never be left inside a parked vehicle, noting temperatures can quickly reach dangerous levels....

Cashier murdered after mask policy shooting at supermarket

Democratic Underground 15 Jun 2021
Two people, including a DeKalb County Sheriff's Office reserve unit deputy who was inside the supermarket working as a security guard, and the suspect, were also wounded....

Cape Town teen arrested over alleged hijacking, kidnapping

Independent online (SA) 15 Jun 2021
’’The vehicle was hijacked with learners inside and hijackers then attempted to offload learners on side of the road. LE Stabilisation Unit members responded immediately, resulting in the apprehension of one suspect ... The officers found two suspects sitting inside the vehicle ... IOL ....


Lebanon Express 15 Jun 2021
Les Gehrett. From 10 years ago, June 15, 2011Balloon maps images of earth ... Two students held tightly onto the balloon at all times while teacher Chris St ... He packed a camera and global positioning unit inside and sealed it with both caulking material and tape. On the outside he taped a note, “If found.” Inside the note was contact information for St....

Army’s top museum reopens on the service’s 246th birthday

Stars and Stripes 15 Jun 2021
FORT BELVOIR, Va, — The National Museum of the United States Army reopened its doors to the public Monday to help the service celebrate its 246th birthday ... A display at the National Museum of the United States Army on its reopening day, June 14, 2021, tells the story of insider attacks in Afghanistan....

Kai Sotto ready to see action for Gilas

Sun Star 15 Jun 2021
The Gilas Pilipinas is set to take on Korea on Wednesday with tip off set at 6 p.m. After serving his quarantine period after arriving from the United States a couple of weeks ago, the 7-foot-4 Sotto has joined the Gilas inside the Clark bubble and has already joined the team in its practices ... "For me, I didn't really find anything hard to learn ... ....

'We have our full family now': Omaha couple welcomes quadruplets

The North Platte Telegraph 15 Jun 2021
Todd Lovgren, the perinatologist who oversaw their care, said there have been fewer than 100 cases reported in the United States of quadruplets developing inside their mother the way these did ... in the United States of quadruplets developing inside their mother the way these did....

WARMINGTON: Field of broken dreams as kids kept on sidelines

Toronto Sun 15 Jun 2021
Come on, Doug, let the kids play!. Those inviting nets sitting on empty soccer pitches spotted across the GTA seem to be yearning for someone to bend a ball into the top corner ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... Added MacLeod ... Most of the sports getting this provincial green light are already underway in the United States, or inside bubble arrangements....

How two seasons in Spain turned Kieran Trippier into England's 'defensive animal'

The Daily Telegraph 15 Jun 2021
The only downside for England is that Trippier did not advance a great deal down the left but that was more than offset by the work down by Mason Mount and Raheem Sterling, who moved inside, with Kalvin Phillips also pushing forward from midfield into those areas....

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The Citizens' Voice 15 Jun 2021
If you wanted to wager on the favored Astros, you would put up $175 to win back $100, or if you wanted to wager on the underdog Rangers, you would put up $100 to win back $165 (use $100 as the base unit) ... The number inside the bracket is the over/under run total for the game....

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