Almost nothing is off the record unless the source and the reporter have a relationship and a specific understanding based on mutual trust.
not for quotation; "he spoke to the reporter off the record"
Information provided by a source that cannot be used in print. It can, however, be used—without revealing the source—to coax information from another source, and sometimes people can be persuaded to put previously off-the-record information on the record. Not-for-attribution information, by contrast, may be used in print but without the source's name attached. In general practice, information cannot be placed off the record retroactively.
Comments made by an interview subject that are not part of the formal interview. Comments made off the record should not be printed by a writer without permission from the interview subject.
The reporter cannot use the information provided by the source in any way. The information is strictly for the reporter's background information.
Off The Record (2005) is a mini-album by American pop singer Jesse Mc Cartney. It consists of five live acoustic tracks recorded for Stripped- Raw and Real and a remix of single "She's No You" featuring rapper Fabolous and produced by Chad Hugo of The Neptunes. The original versions of all the tracks on the album can be found on McCartney's 2004 release Beautiful Soul, with the exception of his previously unreleased cover version of The Beatles "Blackbird".
Off The Record is a Canadian sports television program hosted by Michael Landsberg on TSN. Commonly abbreviated as OTR, the show is a talk/debate style program, modeled after Politically Incorrect and features Michael Landsberg with up to four guests. The show has been known to feature a one-on-one style with notable guests.
Off The Record is a 1977 album by Sweet.
Off the Record is a weekly political talk program, broadcast by Michigan Public Television station WKAR and its affiliates. The program is hosted by Michigan's senior capitol correspondent, Tim Skubick.