Anonymous sources in newspapers of July 7
South Asia Check / July 18, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Where are the duty-free vehicles given to Maoist leaders” by Ram Krishna Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A Maoist leader and another leader.
Gorkhapatra report headlined “Proposal to conduct provincial elections on October 16” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: A source from the Election Commission. This story doesn’t carry a byline.
Kantipur report headlined “Capital expenditure at just 45 percent” by Gokarna Awasthi datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: A senior official from Ministry of Finance.
Nagarik report headlined “Series of irregularities” by Mithilesh Yadav datelined Siraha has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: A customer, a source from the District Development Committee (as mentioned in the paper) and a source from the District Coordination Committee.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Disaster preparedness pathetic” by Rajan Pokhrel datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: a senior government official and a senior officer at the Office of the Prime Minister.
Republica report headlined “After 3,800 deaths in Malaysia, Nepal seeks causes” by Roshan Sedhai datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in two instances: officials at the Nepali mission and officials at Foreign Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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