Anonymous sources in newspapers of October 29
South Asia Check / October 31, 2017
Kantipur report headlined “What kind of ballots to print?” by Rajesh Mishra datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in three instances: A source in two instances and a source at the Election Commission.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Cong factions play favourites as party selects candidates” by Kamal Dev Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in eight instances: Party leaders, some Nepali Congress leaders, some leaders in two instances, a Nepali Congress leader, some party insiders, leaders close to Deuba and party sources.
Republica report headlined “EC likely to revise its decision” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in three instances: A top official at the Election Commission, an official, and informed officials. This report does not carry a byline.
Republica report headlined “Dahal’s pick of son-in-law for election causes ire” by Ajit Tiwari datelined Biratnagar has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: Party sources.
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