Anonymous sources in newspapers of July 23
South Asia Check / July 23, 2015
Nagarik report headlined “Directive to punish staffers and contractor” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official who was “presented at the meeting”.
Nagarik report headlined “Yakub Memon was arrested in Kathmandu” by KP Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted two anonymous sources: a former security personnel who worked at the Tribhuvan International Airport and another security personnel.
Nagarik report headlined “Worthy suggestions are being selected” by Balaram Pandey datelined Kathmandu has quoted an anonymous source.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “I/NGOs offering jobs to tourists face action” by Rajan Pokhrel datelined Kathmandu has quoted two anonymous sources: a high-level government official and an under secretary of the Home Ministry.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Parties decide to revise 16-point agreement” by Rewati Sapkota datelined Kathmandu has quoted three anonymous sources: a source, a senior politician and a source associated with the CPN-UML.
Kantipur report headlined “All public suggestions will be archived” by Rajendra Phuyal datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official involved in categorizing and analyzing public feedback on the draft constitution.
Kantipur report headlined “China to rebuild quake-destroyed structures” by Chandra Shekher Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted two anonymous sources: officials of the Ministry of Finance and an “unnamed source”.
Kantipur report headlined “What do the Tharu people of western Tarai want?” by Ganga BC and Janak Nepal datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed lawmaker representing the Nepali Congress party.
This material is copyrighted but may be used for any purpose by giving due credit to southasiacheck.org.
- Fact Check Old photo being circulated as that of recent Chepang settlement fire
- Fact Check Peru hill collapse image being circulated as Darchula landslide photo
- Fact Check WHO hasn’t approved any home remedy for COVID-19
- Fact Check Zee News editor-in-chief’s comments on Sarita Giri expulsion erroneous
- Media Quarterly report (April- June 2020) on anonymous sources in newspapers
- Fact Check PM’s claims about depression and turmeric partially true but he’s incorrect about WHO guidelines on COVID-19 deaths verification
In Public InterestScientists worldwide in desperate search for COVID-19 drug South Asia Check has gathered insights on the trials and investigations for vaccines and drugs to tr... Read More
- 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
- Nepal is among 25 countries that deny women right to pass on citizenship to children independently