Anonymous sources in newspapers of November 6
South Asia Check / November 7, 2016
Annapurna Post report headlined “Ruling parties agree to allow naturalized citizen to serve as head of state” by Chiranjivi Poudel datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: A senior member of the cabinet, a source in two instances and a leader.
Kantipur report headlined “Difficult to stay, no permission to return” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined Zahle (Lebanon) has quoted unnamed source in one instance: An official of a government body in Damascus, the Syrian capital.
Kantipur report headlined “Such is the network” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined Zahle (Lebanon) has quoted unnamed source in one instance: An official at the immigration office in Damascus.
Nagarik report headlined “Abortion pills being misused” by Kalendra Sejuwal datelined Nepalgunj has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A health worker in Nepalgunj and a pharmacist at a rural place of Surkhet.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Morcha leaders refuse to recognize LLRC’s work” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: A Morcha leader. This report does not carry a byline. LLRC stands for the local level restructuring commission. Morcha refers to the United Democratic Madhesi Front.
Republica report headlined “PM Dahal, Oli discuss amendment, impeachment” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: Sources. This report does not carry a byline.
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