Anonymous sources in newspapers of November 1
South Asia Check / November 2, 2015
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Passengers face delay at TIA” by Rajan Pokhrel datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: An official at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), and officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).
Annapurna Post report headlined “Cabinet to be expanded today” by Chiranjivi Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A source.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Cabinet expansion likely today” datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: [Prime Minister K P] Oli’s aides, CPN-UML sources, an aide to Prime Minister Oli and sources. The report does not carry a byline.
Gorkhapatra report headlined “More ministers to be inducted Sunday” by Lucky Chaudhary datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source associated with the CPN-UML, and a standing committee member of the CPN-UML.
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