Anonymous sources in newspapers of August 18
South Asia Check / August 18, 2015
Republica report headlined “Cholera remains uncontrolled in capital” by Arjun Poudel datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Health experts, and doctors at Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital. *
Annapurna Post report headlined “Draft delayed by non-acceptance of federalism” by Rewati Sakpota datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: a leader from the UCPN (Maoist) party and a source.
Kantipur report headlined “Constitution bill delayed” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source.
Nagarik report headlined “Monsoon sets in across the country” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source — Nepali meteorologists.
* This post has been struck through after it was found that health experts and doctors were actually quoted in the report.
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