Anonymous sources in newspapers of September 30
South Asia Check / October 1, 2015
Annapurna Post report headlined “Prime minister presses for withdrawal of two ministers” datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: A source associated with the Office of the Prime Minister, a source close to the prime minister, a source close to the official residence of the prime minister, and a source.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Armed Police Force IGP held main responsible” by Chudamani Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source close to the prime minister’s residence, Baluwatar; a source at the Ministry of Home Affairs; and a source.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Bhattarai faces UDMF’s wrath in Janakpur” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source. The report does not carry a byline.
Republica report headlined “Dependence on India in lack of roadlink to north” by Kuvera Chalise datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source: Customs officials.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Fiasco when diplomacy should be shrewd” by Anil Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a senior foreign ministry official.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Talks make no headway” by Roshan Sedhai datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: a leader present at the talks.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Goods stuck on border for no valid reason” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted two unnamed sources: an officer at the Bhairahawa customs point and a Panitanki-based trader.
Nagarik report headlined “Nepal barred imports of Indian fruits and vegetables” by Balkrishna Gyawali datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A senior official of the Ministry of Finance.
Nagarik report headlined “Surrogacy services at resort” by Rubi Rauniar datelined Kathmandu has quoted six unnamed sources: A worker at the resort, an Australian man, a woman, a female janitor at the resort, a waiter of the hotel and a driver.
Kantipur report headlined “India’s three excuses” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted five unnamed sources: An official at the Bhairahawa customs point, a businessman based on Panitanki, an official at Raxual customs point, an official at Panitanki customs point and a Nepali entrepreneur.
This material is copyrighted but may be used for any purpose by giving due credit to southasiacheck.org.
- Media Quarterly report (October-December 2018) on anonymous sources in newspapers
- Fact Check Opinion article has errors in figures
- In Public Interest Nepal is among 25 countries that deny women right to pass on citizenship to children independently
- Promise Tracker Progress report on Kasthamandap reconstruction
- In Public Interest Inland waterways: Are Nepali waters navigable?
- Fact Check PM wrongly claims credit for no cold wave deaths
In Public InterestNepal is among 25 countries that deny women right to pass on citizenship to children independently In Nepal while there is a debate ongoing over whether to grant the women the right to confer citizen... Read More
- Inland waterways: Are Nepali waters navigable?
- What had been agreed with Dr KC and what is in the bill?
- PM’s invitation for river trip to Calcutta premature
- NARC grappling with manpower shortage
- Dr Govinda KC’s demands and achievements