Anonymous sources in newspapers of January 1

South Asia Check / January 2, 2016

Republica report headlined “Nepal side optimistic of supplies easing within week” by Raju Adhikari datelined Jhapa has quoted unnamed sources in one instance.

Annapurna Post report headlined “Modi urges ‘lasting solution’” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source. The report does not carry a byline.

Kantipur report headlined “Fake victims receiving quake relief” by Harihar Singh Rathor, Rishiram Poudyal, Prakash Adhikari and Krishna Thapa datelined Dhading, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot and Rasuwa respectively, has quoted an unnamed member of Rasuwa District Disaster Management Coordination Committee.

Nagarik report headlined “Border points will reopen within a week” by Raju Adhikari datelined Jhapa has quoted an unnamed aide close to the prime minister.

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