Anonymous sources in newspapers of January 20
South Asia Check / January 12, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Ministers dissatisfied with local-level delineations” by Rewati Sapkota datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A minister, and another minister.
Kantipur report headlined “Why were more ministers added?” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in five instances: An office bearer of the Election Commission, a source at the prime minister’s residence, Baluwatar, a leader of (Maoist Center), government source, and highly-place source.
Kantipur report headlined “Excise duties stickers being misused” by Balaram Baniya and Krishna Acharya datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in three instances: A grocery owner at New Baneshwar, shop owners, and people informed about tax administration.
Nagarik report headlined “Attempt to distribute land in the name of victims” by Arjun Ghimire datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: Highly-placed source, a cabinet source, a source at the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation and a source.
Republica report headlined “Govt decides land-for-land compensation for Koshi Tappu” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed sources in two instances: A cabinet source and a former official of the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation. This report does not carry a byline.
Republica report headlined “Govt to hire docs for districts from private sector: Gagan Thapa” by Bishnu Prasad Aryal datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: Officials at the Ministry of Health and officials at the personnel administration of the Ministry of Health.
This material is copyrighted but may be used for any purpose by giving due credit to southasiacheck.org.
- Fact Check Indian TV channel was ordered to pay Rs 1 billion not Rs 10 billion
- Fact Check Deputy speaker Tumbahangphe is still a member Nepal Communist Party
- Fact Check NBA chief incorrect about Sri Lanka’s bank lending rate
- Media Quarterly report (Oct-Dec 2019) on anonymous sources in newspapers
- In Public Interest Women ministers in Nepal
- Promise Tracker Despite delays, KRC hopes to rebuild Kasthamandap within deadline
In Public InterestWomen ministers in Nepal After the advent of democracy in Nepal in 1951, it took over eight years for the first woman to beco... Read More
- Brace yourself for toxic winter air
- Nepal has no technology to test alleged use of oxytocin in fruits and vegetables
- Nepal is among 25 countries that deny women right to pass on citizenship to children independently
- Inland waterways: Are Nepali waters navigable?
- What had been agreed with Dr KC and what is in the bill?