Anonymous sources in newspapers of October 11
South Asia Check / October 17, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Parliamentary staffers’ lunch expenses amount to Rs 120 million!” by Narendra Saud datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources involved in the investigation in five instances: A highly-placed source at the Parliament Secretariat, a source at the private secretariat of the speaker, and a source in three instances.
Kantipur report headlined “Congress making election preparations, candidates recommended from 68 districts” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A source close to the prime minister, and a source. This report does not carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “Home minister lied about arrest of ‘shooter’” by KP Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources involved in the investigation in four instances.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “No headway in identifying culprits” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources involved in the investigation in one instance: A police official. This report does not carry a byline.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Left forces struggle to get things right” by Sanjeev Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: Leaders, and a UML source.
Republica report headlined “Police fail to halt spread of firearms” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: An official at the Crime Division of Nepal Police. This report does not carry a byline.
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