Bing has made multiple statements that indicate this is the way they handle rel=nofollow as well.In general, we don't follow them. This means that Google does not transfer PageRank or anchor text across these links. Essentially, using nofollow causes us to drop the target links from our overall graph of the web. However, the target pages may still appear in our index if other sites link to them without using nofollow, or if the URLs are submitted to Google in a Sitemap. Also, it's important to note that other search engines may handle nofollow in slightly different ways. - https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/96569?hl=en
I've been reading multiple examples that tertiary citations provide very little value for map pack movement. Technically, Google might possibly see it as a citation, but.... You may want to consider the points made in Local citations are dead; long live local citations!
Local press coverage benefits you on a lot of levels. But if those links are no-follow, SERP movement may not be one of them
Personally, I don't consider SEO to be a belief system. I think that when a publically-traded company repeatedly says something about its core product, and regulators in the EU and the US (see http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/federal-trade-commission-google-search-questions-223078) are watching very closely, I tend to think the company is being factual."With this being said, Google says a lot of things that aren’t always true. Many people in the SEO industry believe they do have value and pass some link juice, us included, but there are also a great deal of people who don’t share our beliefs, which is why this is such a controversial topic" - https://blog.teknicks.com/link-building-case-study-why-nofollow-links-do-matter-in-seo#.V9cFxJgrI2x