Anonymous sources in newspapers of October 17

South Asia Check / October 18, 2015

Republica report headlined “Rebuilding quake-hit schools expected to take 3-5 years” by Nirjana Sharma datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A government official and officials.

The Kathmandu Post report headlined “NC seeks Maoist help for President” datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: a Nepali Congress leader. The report does not carry a byline.

Nagarik report headlined “Collusion to lose all games” by KP Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted seven unnamed sources: An official involved in the investigation, an official of the Metropolitan Police Crime Division, a police official, and four sources used in four different instances.

Kantipur report headlined “India seeks work plan” by Chandra Shekher Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: A highly-placed source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, an official, an official of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and another official.

The Himalayan Times report headlined “Onsari first woman Speaker in Nepal’s history” by Tika R Pradhan datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: sources.

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