Anonymous sources in newspapers of May 4
South Asia Check / May 9, 2017
Nagarik report headlined “Constitution amendment after elections” by Balkrishna Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in five instances: a leader in one instance, and ‘source’ in four instances.
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