Anonymous sources in newspapers of March 19
South Asia Check / March 20, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “India building road on no man’s land” by Kishor Budathoki datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: A local.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Dispute at Truth and Reconciliation Commission, ‘Plot to exonerate criminals'” by Chiranjivi Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in ten instances: An office bearer at the commission, a commission source in two instances, a source in six instances and a source close to the Nepali Congress in one instance.
Kantipur report headlined “Ordinary farmer becomes multi-millionaire within just a year and a half” by Ghanashyam Gautam datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in three instances: A schoolmate of Rajan Prasad Panta, locals and villagers.
Nagarik report headlined “Melamchi water project unlikely to be complete even in October” by Himal Lamsal datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: A senior engineer of the project.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “House session to end in a week” by Rupesh Acharya datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: A source close to Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar.
This material is copyrighted but may be used for any purpose by giving due credit to southasiacheck.org.
- Fact Check Oli wrongly refers to little people of Africa as ‘Lilliput’
- Fact Check Congress’ Mahat wrong in claiming parties have only moral obligation but no legal compulsion to hold periodic general conventions
- Fact Check Leftist politician falsely claims former Oli government couldn’t bring Covid-19 vaccine
- Fact Check Image claiming to show recent Kabul evacuation is an old Philippines photo
- Fact Check Political commentator falsely claims Nepal postage stamp issued in 1958 had a ‘pointy map’
- Media Quarterly report (April-June, 2021) on anonymous sources in newspapers
In Public InterestRead this before opting for alternative remedies for Covid-19 The effects of reckless consumption of herbs may not be seen immediately, but it can cause harm in t... Read More
- Scientists worldwide in desperate search for COVID-19 drug
- Six things to know for cannabis legalization in Nepal
- Women ministers in Nepal
- Brace yourself for toxic winter air
- Nepal has no technology to test alleged use of oxytocin in fruits and vegetables