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What scandal did Carl Berstein and Bob Woodard expose?
(Teapot Dome, Watergate, Abscam, Irangate)
What was samuel clemens' pen name?
(Ernest Hemingway, H.L. Mencken, Jon Franklin, Mark Twain)
What pioneering investigative reporter traveled around the world in 72 days?
(Edna Buchanan, Emily Verdery Bettey, Nellie Bly, Katharine Graham)
At what newspaper did the great novelist Ernest Hemingway develop his straight forward prose style?
(The Kansas City Star, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
The Kansas City Star
Who developed gonzo journalism?
(Benjamin Harris, Benjamin Day, Hunter S. Thompson, Joseph Pulitzer)
Hunter S. Thompson
What was the name of the movie that atarred Robert Redford as Bob Woodward and Dustin Hoffman as Carl Bernstein?
(Citizen Kane, Absence of Malice, Broadcast News, All the President's Men)
All the President's Men
America's first newspaper was called?
(Publick Occurences, The Pennsylvania Gazette, The Pennsylvania Evening Post, The New York Sun)
Who wrote "aeropagitica," the eloquent plea for free speech?
(Benjamin Franklin, John Milton, Benjamin Harris, Andrew Hamilton)
What is the name of the editor who was acquitted of libel after he argues in his defense that citizens have a right to criticize the government and that libel occurs only when printed words are "false, malicious, and seditious"?
(Samuel Johnson, Thomas Jefferson, John Peter Zenger, A.J. Liebling)
John Peter Zenger
The first newspaper cartoon, published originally by Benjamin Franklin became a part of the nameplate of what influential newspaper?
(Common Sense, Pennsylvania Gazette, Boston News-Letter, Massachusetts Spy)
What was the name of the first successful penny paper published in the U.S.?
(The New York Sun, The New York Journal, The Missouri Gazette, The New York Advertiser)
The New York Sun
Who published The North Star to fight slavery and bring news to black Americans?
(Horace Greely, Henry Raymond, Benjamin Day, Frederick Douglas)
What new technological device in the 1840's made possible long-distance reporting?
(the telegraph, the "cylinder" press, steam-powered presses, the typewriter)
By the mid-1800's, who had made the New York Herald into the world's biggest newspaper?
(Henry J Raymond, James Gordon Bennett, Horace Greely, Joseph Pulitzer)
James Gordon Bennett
When did reporters begin using the writing style known as the "inverted pyramind"?
(during the Revolutionary War, During the rise of the Penny Press, During the Civil War, During World War 1)
during the Civil War
The sensational reports in papers owned by William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer led to what war?
(World War 1, The Civil War, World War 2, The Spanish-American War)
The Spanish-American War
Who built the first newspaper chain?
(Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst, E.W. Scripps, Henry J. Raymond)
Who funded the first school of journalism, at Columbia University?
(Walter Cronkite, Joseph Pulitzer, James Gordon Bennett, William Randolph Hearst)
From which city did radio station KDKA begin broadcasting the first regular radio schedule?
(Pittsburg, New York, Washington, Dallas)
Henry R. Luce founded the nation's first newsweekly. What was it called?
(Newsweek, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Harper's Weekly)
The largest radio audience in history listened to a broadcast depicting what news event?
(Assasination of President Kennedy, The Hidenburg Explosion, Prez. Roosevelt declaring war on Japan, the first moon walk)
President Roosevelt declaring war on Japan
Dramatic reporting by whom brought World War II into the living room of American's?
(Walter Cronkite, Leon Harris, Peter Jennings, Edward R. Murrow)
Edward R. Murrow
How did newspapers respond to the advent of television?
(tighter writing, better formatting, improved designs, all of the above)
all of the above
Where do most Americans get their news?
(TV, Radio, Online, Newspapers)
According to the text, what traits embody traditionalist news consumers?
(1. use media as their primary news source; Baby Boomers who watch TV news but also go online. 2. use the web as their main news source; Youngest, best educated and most affluent.
3. Biggest and oldest news consumer segment; less educated, less affluent, rely heavily newspapers, radio, and TV
4. No interest in news; young, poorly educated and uniformed; use media for entertainment.
Biggest and oldest news consumer segment; less educated, less affluent, rely heavily on newspapers, radio, and TV
Which term refers to the area where workers prepare pages for printing?
(advertising, production, circulation, newsroom)
A story that tells students about a tuition increase and how it will affect them and their pocketbooks relies heavily on what element of news?
(impact, immediacy, proximity, prominence)
The college president just revealed that tuition would increase by 10 percent. You send a twitter message to your news consumers as soon as you hear the news from the president. This is an example of what element of news?
(novelty, immediacy, conflict, emotions)
Last week, a college football player in a school hundred of miles from where you live suffered a concussion, and he will be unable to play for the rest of the season. Your paper ran a brief about him. Now, a football player for your school has suffered the same injury with the same result, and the paper is devoting a full page to him and his injury. Of what element of news is this an example?
(immediacy, Prominence, Proximity, Novelty)
According to the text, what media orginization is unlikely to cover the selling of Girl Scout Cookies? County?
(The 5p.m. TV newscast, The small community weekly, the online campus newspaper, all of the above, none of the above)
the online campus newspaper
The president of the United States just admitted he had an affair with an intern. On what element of news does the story depend?
(conflict, emotions, impact, prominence)
How do news organizations know what people read?
(conduct focus groups, take surveys, monitor devices, all of the above, none of the above)
All of the above
What is the newspaper term for naming the author of a story?
(dateline, byline, headline, lead)
A quote contains?
(a paraphrase of what someone said, the phrase that tells readers the source of information, someone's exact words, contact information for a reporter)
someone's exact words
What part of a newspaper contains the name of the paper?
(the teaser, the edition, the refer, the flag)
Who assigns and edits the local paper's "hard news"
(city editor, managing editor, editor, publisher)
What displays key facts from a story in a visual way?
(an infographic, a wire story, a deck, a mug)
What is a paper's lead story called?
(the test, the centerpiece, the cutline, a logo)
The ultimate boss of a newspaper is?
(the editor, the production manager, the publisher, the circulation manager)
What reporters cover a wide range of news stories?
(beat reporters, online reporters, reviewers, general assignment reporters)
general assignment reporters
What newspaper position oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom?
(the managing editor, the city editor, the copy desk chief, the features chief)
the managing editor
A story about democracy in the Mideast most likely would be found in what type of newspaper?
(The community weekly, the student newspaper, the metropolitan daily, a specialty publication)
the metropolitan daily
Reporters spend most of their time doing what?
(writing, rewriting, talking to editors, gathering information)
What is the most essential tool for a reporter?
(a spiral bound notebook, a digital tape recorder, a laptop computer, a digital camera)
a spiral bound notebook
A phrase that tells readers the source of information in a story is?
(composing, an attribution, a confirmation, a news judgement)
Which term refers to a story that's placed deep inside a paper? (butchered, cut, trimmed, buried)
What element of news features odd, unusual or surprising events?
(conflict, emotions, impact, novelty)
What is a refer?
(1. Information embedded in a story that alerts readers that another story on the topic appears elsewhere in the paper, 2. a large advertisement that runs below or beside news stories, 3. contact information for the reporter that allows readers to provide feedback, 4. an item at the top of Page 1 designed to grab readers' attention so that they'll buy the paper)
Information embedded in a story that alerts readers that another story on the topic appears elsewhere in the paper
What is the most effective way to pester people for information?
(telephoning, sending emails, showing up unannounced, following them)
Text is measured in?
(picas, inches, points, centimeters)
News Judgement is the ability to determine which stories are most interest and important to readers
(true or false)
The small community weekly has unlimited space and an audience concerned with national and international as well as local news
(true or false)
One way to organize a newsroom is to develop teams to encourage people to work together from brainstorming ideas to designing the finished page
(true or false)
small town reporters edit, design pages, write headlines, take photos, have a lot of control over their jobs and write about two stories a week
(true or false)
8 out of 10 reporters polled said that if they had to do it over again, they'd become copy editors
(t or f)
reporters gather information they never use
(true or false)
reporters who learn shorthand or speedwriting can quote people more accurately than those who don't
(t or f)
reporters to not have to be adept with technology
(t or f)
Persistency is one key to being a good reporter
(t or f)
A large format newspaper is called a tabloid
(true or false)
Most newspaper photographers use digital cameras
(true or false)
Reporters don't need to confirm information they receive
(true or false)
A copy desk chief oversees the editing of stories
(true or flase)
A cutline is the point in a story at which it should be cut
(true or false)
A dateline tells the reader the time and date the story was generated
(true or false)
Most stories should be written from what point of views?
(first person, second person, third person, first person plural)
stories should be based on what information?
(opinions, quotes, the five W's, hearsay)
the five W's
good newspaper stories should be
(chronological, opinionated, accurate, confrontational)
The five W's and H are used primarily for what types of leads?
(anecdotal, scene-setter, direct address, summary)
What is the primary story structure for breaking news?
(the inverted pyramid, the kabob, the martini glass, the pyramid)
the inverted pyramid
According to newspaper folklore, the inverted pyramid was developed during?
(the spanish american war, the civil war, world war 1, the revolutionary war)
the civil war
What story struture do fairy tales almsot always use?
(inverted pyramid, martini glass, chronological or pyramid, kabob)
Chronological or pyramid
What do feature stories use to tell the reader the most important point of the story?
(summary lead, blind lead, roundup lead, nut graf)
In an inverted pyramind, when is the point of the story made?
(at the end of the story, in the middle, in the graf, at the beginning of the story)
at the beginning of the story
What is the typical sentence structure for a basic, summary lead
(1. verb, object, subject. 2. object, subject, verb. 3. subject, verb, object. 4.subject, pronoun, verb
subject, verb, object
In general, where should attribution be placed?
(the end of a sentence, the beginning of a sentence, the middle of a sentence, attribution is rarely needed)
the end of a sentence
What the name of the paragraph that tell the reader's the point of the story?
(nut graph, martini glass, the closer, subhead)
Entertaining featurettes are called?
(leads, brites, briefs, stories)
these words or phrases keep the story flowing
(transitions, conjuctions, facts, nouns)
What type of story structure is best used for crime, disaster or other dramatic stories?
(inverted pyramid, martini glass, kabob, kicker)
What is another name for the kabob story structure?
(hourglass, inverted pyramid, martini glass, wall street journal formula)
Wall Street Journal formula
What is the end of a story called?
(kicker, bullet, attribution, sidebar)
In what type of lead does the name of a person usually appear in the second paragraph?
(question lead, delayed identification lead, quote lead, immediate identification lead)
delayed identification lead
Why do reporters write nut grafs?
(1. to supplement any of the five W's missing from the lead, 2. to provide background for the action described in the lead, 3. to add supporting quote, 4. all of the answer choices provided are correct, 5. none of the answer choices provided is correct
all of the answer choices provided are correct
"He hopes to give 110 percent and take each game one at a time." This sentence contains examples of what?
(clichés, redundancies, long sentences, jargon)
In an anecdotal lead, what does the writer use?
(a mini story, The Fog Index, a cliche, second-person voice)
What do journalists use to determine style?
(The MLA Stylebook, The APA Stylebook, The AP Stylebook, The UPI Stylebook)
The AP Stylebook
Reporters must submit their stories by a certain time. What is that time limit called?
(a byline, a dateline, a headline, a deadline)
What does the reporter do when writing a narrative lead?
(1.gives the reader a list of things or events that happened, 2. describes sights, sounds, and smells to transport the reader to another place, 3. grabs the reader's attention with an astonishing fact or piece of information, 4. drops the reader into the action immediately--- and the action continues throughout the story.
drops the reader into the action immediately--- and the action continues throughout the story
Why do reporters rewrite frequently?
(1.to replace passive verbs with active verbs, 2. to omit redundancies and long, wordy sentences, 3. to eliminate jargon and clichés, 4. all of the answer choices provided are correct
all of the answer choice provided are correct
Keep the sentence before or after a long sentence short. ( T or F)
The correct order for writing when and where is place, day, date or time. ( T or F)
When you are using "either..... or" and "neither.....nor," the verb agrees in person with the nearer subject (T or F)
Editors encourage the use of words such as "thing" and "a lot" (T or F)
When in doubt about using a comma, put it in. (T or F)
The lead is the beginning of a news story (T or F)
To "bury the lead" is to place the most important news deep within the body of the story. (T or F)
Editors believe you should write more than one idea per paragraph (T or F)
Examples of transitions words or phrases include "however," "in addition" and "meanwhile" (T or F)
Use bulleted items only to break up a long, dull story. (T or F)
Blind leads tease readers by withholding a key piece of information and then springing it on them in a subsequent paragraph (T or F)
A circle kicker is an ending to a story that refers readers to a person or anecdote in the lead (T or F)
When you communicate by using facts, you are being subjective (T or F)
Stories that begin with questions usually fail to get to the point of the story quick enough
(T or F)
The kabob is a story structure that begins with an inverted pyramid and then switches to chronological order (T or F)
What type of news story happens suddenly, without warning> (breaking news, scheduled event, press release, enterprise story)
What might you need to write the day after a breaking-news story?
(a sidebar, a folo or second-day story, a press release, a speech story)
a folo or second-day story
what type of story previews a scheduled event?
(a review, a phoner, an advance, a Q&A)
What is another term for "press release"?
(backgrounder, press conference, news story, news release)
A reporter is only as good as his or her?
(writing, information, sources, notes)
What should you do as a reporter when you hear sirens and realize that a dorm is on fire?
(wait for instructions from an editor, race to the scene, stay by the scanner and phone sources, keep working on the story you're writing)
race to the scene
What is considered the best way to interview sources? (by phone, by email, in person, during press conferences)
What story format should you consider using for someone who is extremely quotable?
(inverted pyramind, kabob, martini glass, Q&A)
What does "on background" mean?
(1. you can use the information but not identify the source, 2. you can identify the source and use the information, 3. you cannot use the information or identify the source, 4. you get information from the paper's library or morgue)
you can use the information but not identify the source
What is an indirect quote?
(exact words, paraphrase, part of the quote, dialogue)
What punctuation should be used to supply missing words in a quote?
(dashes, commas, parentheses, semicolons)
What lets you enter key words or phrases, then scours the web to provide links?
(an email, a log, a directory, a search engine)
a search engine
According to the old adage, what do editors and reporters say a story should do?
(1. don't ask, don't tell. 2. show, don't tell. 3. show and tell. 4. show the senses)
show, don't tell
What is the mean?
a fraction that compares the size of two things or a simple arithmetic average?
a simple arithmetic average
What does a pie chart do?
it shows connecting points on a graph that measure quantities over time or it depicts percentage values or proportions by showing the different parts that make up a whole
it depicts percentage values or proportions by showing the different parts that make up a whole
what is the range within which poll results are trustworthy?
the median or the margin of error?
margin of error
Who are the spokespeople?
1. people who disseminate information to the media
2. people who offer opinions or expertise on a topic
people who disseminate information to the media
when in doubt, what should reporters do to avoid plagiarism?
1. paraphrase without crediting the source
2. credit the source
3. rework and reword the idea until it's more like the reporter's idea than the other persons
credit the source
what are internet directories?
1. tools that scour the web to provide links to sites
2. huge lists of web sites organized by topic
huge list of web sites organized by topic
What is a walk around?
1. a chat with a newsmaker that allows you to ask questions as you walk through a public place
2. an interview in which you accompany an interviewee while he or she is doing something newsworthy
an interview in which you accompany an interviewee while he or she is doing something newsworthy
What is an attribution verb most used by journalists?
How should most attributions be structured?
1. the verb ahead of the noun
2. the noun ahead of the verb
the noun ahead of the verb
"What was going through you mind as you waited for the election results?" is an example of what type of question?
1. closed-ended question
2. open-ended question
Which of the following does not need to be attributed?
1. facts that are not common knowledge
4. obvious facts
What do reporters use to indicate deleted words, phrases or sentences in a quote?
3. single quote marks
When conducting an interview, you should ask the source your toughest question first?
(T or F)
An advantage of the phone interview is that it provides a fast, efficient way to get answers
( T or F)
An advantage of the notebook style of taking notes is that it's the fastest way to turn your notes into a story. ( T or F)
A reporter's opinion about a movie, play or musical performance is called a preview (T or F)
Plagarism is cheating (T or F)
Using anonymous sources in stories is encouraged by most editors. ( T or F)
Reporters rarely rewrite press releases. ( T or F)
Details in stories involving sight, sound, action and emotion are unnecessary in news stories. ( T or F)
Taking notes involves major multitasking. (T or F)
A backgrounder involves picking an expert's brain on a topic you're researching. (T or F)
Reporters often use their own opinions in stories (T or F)
Use the source's full name and title the first time you attribute information to that source. (T or F)
The present tense is used for most breaking news stories (T or F)
Use the attributive verb "said" often in your stories. (T or F)
A reporter whoa agrees to allow a source to speak off the record can print the information but not attribute the source. ( T or F)
What are beats?
1. specified areas of coverage for reporters, such as schools, crime, sports and business.
2. a type of lead that tells the topic of a speech rather than the main point of the speech.
specified areas of coverage for reporters, such as schools, crime, sports and business
What do general assignment reporters do?
1. they openly take sides on an issue
2. they cover a wide variety of stories, from news to features.
3. they write specialized stories from their beats.
they cover a wide variety of stories, from news to features
Which of the following is something beat reporter should avoid?
1. doing small favors to cultivate cooperation
2. promising to spin stories favorably for sources
3. following the money
4. calling sources back to verify facts before stories run
promising to spin-stories favorably for sources.
What are obituaries?
1. brief announcements providing basic facts about a local person's death
2. news stories written by reporters that focus on person's death and life
news stories written by reporters that focus on person's death and life
Why do some editors delete home addressed from obituaries?
1. the address is nobody's business
2. the deceased no longer lives there-since he or she is dead-so the address is inaccurate
3. to protect families from criminals and others who could misuse the information
to protect families from criminals and others who could misuse the information
What phrase do many newspapers use rather than print in an obituary that a person committed suicide?
1. died unexpectedly
2. passed away
What is death notice?
1. same thing as an obituary
2. brief announcements provided basic facts about a local person's death
3. the cause of death
brief announcements provided basic facts about a local person's death.
Who are the primary subjects of standard news obituaries?
1. elderly people
3. prominent people
Where does information about memorial services and burials run in most obituaries?
1. in the second paragraph
2. in the lead
3. in the body of the story
4. at the end
at the end
To create an illusion of itimacy, what news writing protocol often is omitted when writing feature obituaries?
According to the text, what is a good tactic to use when a family member being interviewed about a deceased loved one begins to cry?
1. pass a tissue and say nothing
2. ask a practical question
3. go to the bathroom
ask a practical question
According to the text, when do accidents become newsworthy?
1. when two cars collide
2. when someone suffers serious injury or death
3. when blood is present because when it bleeds, it leads
when someone suffers serious injury or death
What does the textbook say is the first thing reporters should do when they arrive on the scene of a disaster?
1. talk to victims and eyewitnesses
2. record details that capture the scene
3. question authorities
4. check in with your editors
How should reporters treat victims of a tragedy, according to the textbook?
1. by asking intrusive questions
2.by telling the victims you know how they feel
3. by telling them to look on the bright side
4. by treating them with respect
by treating them with respect
What term often is used to describe how fire destroyed the interior of a building?
What story structure can you use to add dramatic narrative to a fire or crime story?
1. inverted pyramid
What details are often withheld from a crime story?
1. circumstances of crime
2.unusual factors about crime
3. a chronology of events
4. names of victims of degrading crimes
names of victims of degrading crimes
What are misdemeanors?
1. minor offenses punishable by fines and/or short jail terms
2. serious crimes punishable by payment of fines or imprisonment
3. lawsuits filed by individuals to resolve a dispute
4. murder trials
minor offenses punisable by fines and/or short jail terms
Which of the following might not be considered newsworthy?
1. murder cases
2. celebrity trials
3. U.S. Supreme Court Rulings
A reporter could be cited for contempt of court for doing what?
1.searching court records
2. disobeyed a court order or undermined the trial procedure
3. translated court jargon
disobeyed a court order or undermined the trial procedure
What should the lead of a speech story contain?
1. a powerful quote from the speech
2. the where, when and why of the speech
3. a summary of the speech's most newsworthy point
4. the speaker's name, even if it's unfamiliar
a summary of the speech's most newsworthy point
What is one way to involve people in a meeting story?
1. write that they meeting occurred
2. tell about the topic of debate
3. quote officials and experts at the meeting
4. write in the second person "you"
write in the second person, "you
How do you keep politicians from "schmoozing" you?
1. base your decision on what to write on what you owe your readers
2. write for the politician
3. write about the government process
4. let politicians set the agenda
base your decision on what to write on what you owe your readers
In sports, what does a game story do?
1. alerts fans to upcoming matches
2. details who won and how the action unfolded
3. gives readers a glimpse into the star athlete
4. conveys the opinion of the writer, who acts as a fan
details who won and how the action unfolded
In conveying sports, what should reporters avoid?
1. tough, pointed questions (after all, it's only a game)
3. coaching strategies
Accidents that contain unusual circumstances usually are newsworthy
(T or F)
Accident stories usually lead with the why
(T or F)
Reporters are allowed to cross the yellow DO NOT CROSS tape usually put up by fire or police officials (T or F)
The following sentence is correct: "the house was totally destroyed by fire." (T or F)
Victims' names are important in fire stories. (T or F)
The following is an example of copspeak: "The perpetrator was apprehended upon T-boning the vehicle." ( T or F)
Newspapers routinely print victims' names even when doing so threatens the victims' safety or exposes them to more harm. (T or F)
Murder Trials, celebrity cases and human interest court cases are newsworthy (T or F)
Most newspaper reporters who cover courts have a law degree. (T or F)
Details about the jury deliberations are important to writing a verdict story. (T or F)
Newspaper reporters can trust what lawyers say (T or F)
An arraignment is a request for a higher court to review the lower court's decision, sentence or proceedings for legal errors. (T or F)
Court stories should include the specific charges brought against the defendant (t or f)
a reporter who receives an advance copy of a speech doesn't have to stay to listen to the speech (t or f)
What happens at the meeting is the story, not the meeting itself (t or f)
What is a backgrounder?
1. a story about a famous, unusual, or heroic person
2. a tragic, funny, odd or inspirational story about real people
3. a flavor or mood story in which the writer describes sights and sounds
4. a story that explains how an issue or event in the news happened
a story that explains how an issue or event in the news happened
Who is Tom Wolfe?
1. a feature writer turned novelist who helped create the New Journalism
2. The editor who said that when a dog bites a man , that's news
3. the editor who created the maestro concept
4. a pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter
a feature writer turned novelist who helped create the New Journalism
What is a bio box?
1. a short-form alternative that highlights the who, what, where, when, and why, the key facts, into a concise package
2. a short-form graphic that distills a person's biographical data into a box, usually to supplement a profile story
3. a short form alternative that provides an inventory of activities
a short-form graphic that distills a person's biographical data into a box, usually to supplement a profile story.
Feature stories differ from news stories in that they
1. represent the factual reporting of serious events
2. focus on personal events, such as advice, relationships and ideas
focus on personal events, such as advice, relationships and ideas
What popular type of feature story keeps readers aware of the people, places, and things affecting today's culture?
bouncing story ideas around with your colleagues, usually in a meeting, to generate story ideas is known as:
1. creating an idea map
What is an "interior monologue"?
1. realistic dialogue
2. the thoughts of people in a story, written after extensive interviews
3. scenes viewed through the eyes and minds of the characters in a story
the thoughts of people in a story, written after extensive interviews
What is a "slice of life" column?
1. an opinion piece that reacts with insight, outrage or humor to political events or social controversies
2. an opinion piece in which the writer roams the streets and eavesdrops on ordinary folks
an opinion piece in which the writer roams the streets and eavesdrops on ordinary folks
What is a tickler?
1. a story idea file containing your publication's archives
2. a file that contains story ideas for weeks, months and years in the future
3. a story idea file of press releases
a file that contains story ideas for weeks, months and years in the future
What short-form graphic helps readers interact by providing an inventory of activities that they can mark as they complete the tasks?
2. factual index
What is an example of soft news?
1. crime story
2. disaster story
4. personality profile
Which term refers to stories that expose the misconduct of government and business?
1. enterprise projects
2. investigative reporting
3. analysis pieces
According to professional journalists, which of the following is a journalist and not commentator?
1. Rush Limbaugh
2. Jon Stewart
3. Bob Woodward
What are topical commentaries?
1. columns that react with insight, outrage or humor to political events and social controversies.
3. columns that mine personal lives for universal truth
columns that react with insight, outrage or humor to political events and social controversies
What short-form graphic treatment shows readers parts of a document?
What is the purpose of a review??
1. to study, evaluate and interpret the arts
2. to personally attack artists
3. to help readers determine whether to spend their time and money
to help readers determine whether to spend their time and money
What short-form graphic treatment allows readers to answer questions and participate in stories?
4. quote collection
Who was the first film critic to win the pulitzer prize?
1. gene siskel
3. roger ebert
Which term refers to a visual journalist who orchestrates the interplay of the key staff members involved in planning a story package?
1. package planner
4. graphic designer
What short-form graphic treatment simplifies a complex process by breaking it down into a logical series?
4. step-by-step guide
What feature story combines quotes, facts and descriptions to reveal a subject?
1. personality profile
2. human interest story
3. color story
4. reaction piece
Artwork combined with commentary that makes a statement about events in a graphic form know as
1. an idea map
2. a factual index
3. an editorial cartoon
4. a column logo
an editorial cartoon
Reviews that reveal surprise plot twists or story endings are called
Which is not one of the common feature categories
2. science and technology
What are two ways to organize great feature ideas?
1. detail and description
2. voice and tense
3. topic and treatment
4. syntax and phrasing
topic and treatment
unlike news stories, which are usually written in past tense, feature stories are often written in the present tense to put the reader in the middle of the action. (t or f)
Consider short-form story structures to provide colorful, creative layouts that cater to the increasingly short attention spans of readers.
(t or f)
details are relatively unimportant in a personality profile (t or f)
to find time to work on it, reporters often devote time each day to an enterprise story. (t or f)
It is never wise to show your enterprise story to a friend or spouse for comment. ( t or f)
commentators, columnists and bloggers cannot be journalists (t or f)
graphic extras, such as fast fact boxes, show readers immediately, through a rating system, the receiver's opinion. (t or f)
reviewers rarely are criticized for their opinions. (t or f)
critics can review a multitude of things, including travel. (t or f)
a good editorial contains a strong lead and a solid finish (true or false)
when you plan a package, drawing a rough sketch of the package is unimportant because of the ability to design on computers.
(t or f)
because of all of the work writers put into enterprise stories, they usually need no editing. (t or f)
feature writers routinely invite photographers along when they go on to a story so that the words and photos complement each other. ( t or f)
feature stories need no structure other than the inverted pyramid. (t or f)
sentence fragments are allowed in feature stories. (t or f)
What is perhaps the main crucial difference between print and digital stories.
what is the term for journalists who share the same workspace?
2. newsroom convergence
according to the text, what do critics contend is one of the big drawbacks of becoming a "backpack journalist?"
1. news organizations will spend less money by hiring fewer reporters
2. overtaxed reporters will produce mediocre journalism
overtaxed reporters will produce mediocre journalism
What is the term for lifting text from a printed publication and placing it on a website without adapting or enhancing it?
the modern, multimedia story often ends with a print story, but it begins with what?
1. a website story
2. a tweet
3. a blogpost
What are beat blogs?
1.blogs in which reporters try to scoop the competition
2. blogs written by reporters that focus on a specialized topic
blogs written by reporters that focus on a specialized topic
in a web site, how are stories,images, and digital extras linked?
3. in layers
What is the new motto in the modern newsroom?
1.text is lost online
2.think online first
think online first
What media element adds action, emotion, and authenticity to stories, according to the text?
What is a terrific way to gauge the impact and accuracy of what you've written-and generate ideas for new stories?
1. moderated forums
a distrust of mainstream media is one of the driving forces behind what movement?
2. citizen journalism
3. newsroom convergence
4. backpack journalism
On a website what is another name for the index?
1. the flag
2. navigation bar
What is crowdsourcing?
1. the reporting practice of posting breaking news online
2. the reporting practice of testing a story idea on or requesting sources from social media sites
the reporting practice of testing a story idea on or requesting sources from social media sites
What is the easiest way to post breaking news?
1. write a long story for the web
2. post a headline followed by a two paragraph brief and minutes later, a four paragraph story
post a headline followed by a two paragraph brief and minutes later, a four paragraph story
The online package planning guide asks journalists to think like:
2. a reader
3. a webmaster
Link boxes or indexes can be used to organize coverage and guide users to your archives (t or f)
websites are perfect for posting breaking news (t or f)
a podcast is a radio version of a story (t or f)
the advantages of user participation are that web users are everywhere, they have untapped expertise and they never write mean or nasty posts (t or f)
quizzes that ask users to rate their knowledge of a topic are poor ways to let web users participate (t of f)
In content convergence, journalists from different media share the same workspace (t or f)
More news organizations are producing apps for cells phones and tablets, re-purposing the content into a more condensed form (t or f)
Micro-blogging limits the writer to brief updates, such a 140-character posts (t or f)
links substitute for lengthy background details. (t or f)
disadvantages of user participation are that readers are unprofessional and unreliable, and that it takes time and energy to maintain user friendly web elements (t or f)
links must be voluntary, not madatory. (t or f)
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