It would be good, obviously, but more importantly, this wouldn't happen. As barrysarll says, it's not surprising to know so much as it is surprising to see written up somewhere with nobody actually, in fact, denying it. (Saying "reveal your sources" is pretty much the journalistic equivalent of replying "Whatever makes you think that?" when someone asks you if you finished the quiche they were saving for lunch; it's damning.)
I'm also running out of space in my mental notebook for Reasons To Seriously Dislike Bloc Party.