Anonymous sources in newspapers of February 17
South Asia Check / February 18, 2017
Kantipur report headlined “300 Nepalis stranded in Mexico” by Chandra Shekhar Adhikari datelined Phoenix (USA) has quoted an unnamed official and a source from the Nepali embassy in Washington DC.
Kantipur report titled “Unstoppable flow of illegal migrants to the US” by Akhanda Bhandari datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source and a Nepali in Panama.
Nagarik report headlined “Preparations on for local elections, first phase elections in hill districts” by Bhuwan Sharma datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source four times.
Nagarik report headlined “Controversial Pahadi appointed to NAC board” by Sushil Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source and a former official from Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).
Republica report headlined “Amid controversy, EC drops plan to use Smartmatic EVMs” by Bhadra Sharma datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source from Election Commission once.
Republica report headlined “UML voices suspicions over lack of preparation for polls” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed leader from the CPN (Maoist Centre). It has no byline.
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