Anonymous sources in newspapers of July 29
South Asia Check / August 8, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “IGP Aryal in controversy” by Subash Gotame datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in seven instances: A source, a police officer, a police source, police officials, a police official, a joint secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs, and a senior official at Nepal Police headquarters.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Raman to continue as attorney general as per Deuba’s desire” by Yam Birahi datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed sources in two instances.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Ministers picked haphazardly” by Chiranjivi Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: A lawmaker, a source at the prime minister’s residence, and source in two instances.
Republica report headlined “Patients deprived of free medicines in Jhapa” by Raju Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: A government doctor of Jhapa.
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