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Press Council Nepal grills 183 online media

Kathmandu, Feb 28: The Press Council Nepal has grilled as many as 183 online media for not giving credit to news source in the last one and half year.

Issuing a press release on Wednesday, the Council shared that it took action against 183 online media and web portals for using news contents without permission of sources.

Out of 183 news media grilled by the Council, 143 were asked to submit clarification, and 11 were reprimanded, reads the statement issued by Assistant Administrative Officer of Council, Ram Sharan Bohara.

Most of the media submitted their responses with commitment of not repeating it in coming days as. The Council has written to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority to take action against 29 web portals, reasoning that they were not registered as media.

A meeting of the Journalist Code of Conduct Monitoring Sub-Committee held on Wednesday decided to forward further action to the media that fails to mention news source. #Nepal

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