Anonymous sources in newspapers of July 22
South Asia Check / August 1, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Angry Narayankaji asks Maoist meeting: How long do I have to clarify that I did not participate in the armed insurgency’” by Ram Krishna Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: A leader who participated in the meeting.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Rs 40 billion foreign aid not spent in reconstruction” by Gopi Krishna Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A source from the National Reconstruction Authority, and a source from Finance Ministry.
Gorkhapatra report headlined “Drugs whose shelf-life had not expired destroyed” datelined Rajbiraj has quoted unnamed source in one instance: an office source. This story doesn’t carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “Positions created arbitrarily in Nepal Police” by KP Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in five instances: A source from the cabinet, source in two instances, a knowledgeable source, and a police official.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Trump’s spokesperson Spicer resigns” datelined Washington has quoted unnamed source in one instance: Two people with knowledge of the decision. This story doesn’t carry a byline.
Republica report headlined “RPP likely to vote for amendment, join govt” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in four instances: An influential official from the RPP, a party official from the RPP, another party official and RPP sources. This story doesn’t carry a byline.
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