Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (19)
Who invented the printing press?
what was the first mass produced book?
a 42 line Bible
What was America's first continuously published newspaper?
The Boston Newsletter
What is the significance of John Peter Zenger's trial?
It was the first case involving free speech
What did the Stamp Act tax?
The Stamp Act taxed all printer paper in the colonies.
During Colonial times, how was news and information distributed?
pamphlets like Common Sense
What are the five freedoms the First Amendment guarantees?
Religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
What did the partisan press era do for the national debate?
Which newspaper during the penny press era boasted straightforward, trustworthy morality through scathing editorials?
The New York Tribune founded by Horace Greeley.
Which newspaper pioneered independent interviewing, on-the-ground reporting and had the first Wall Street financial report?
New York Herald
Why was the inverted pyramid created?
To tell a certain type of news story
what five questions does the inverted pyramid answer?
who what where why when
What is muckraking?
What style of news coverage brought the U.S. into the Spanish-American War?
What was the name of the journalist who faked insanity to expose conditions of asylum patients?
Nellie Bly, Elizabeth Cochrane's pen name
Who was the journalist who believed the profession needed to avoid generalizations in reporting and criticized mass media for promoting government slogans?
What is the dominant news source through the turn of the 21st century?
Who reported on the Kennedy assassination, the Vietnam War and Watergate, and was considered the most trusted man in America?
Name the two journalists who fabricated or plagiarized work and was subsequently fired.
Stephen Glass and Jason Blair
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
Photosynthesis and Climate Change
MIS 3200 G&M Test
Econ Test #1