Basic Broadcasting Rules And Terminology

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Basic Broadcasting Rules And Terminology

This Quiz is over basic broadcasting rules and terminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Broadcasts should sometimes be free of profanity, vulgarity, and words or images which have acquired undesirable meanings, as judged by the generally accepted standards of the community.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Items which may be deemed by the adviser to be a violation include slander, right to privacy, copyright, and?
    • A. 

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Libel

    • C. 

      Discrimination

    • D. 

      Gag Order

  • 3. 
    An error of fact in any broadcast will require a labeled statement of correction in the following broadcast or edition according to appropriate or feasible time and space limitations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Broadcasts shall contain no statements or images derisive of any race, religion, sex, or?
    • A. 

      National origin

    • B. 

      Family size

    • C. 

      Country

    • D. 

      How much a person weighs

  • 5. 
    Broadcasts shall adhere to the 1985 Radio & Television News Directors Association code of ethics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mass Media is
    • A. 

      A technique in broadcast news in which the reporter holds back a key piece of information.

    • B. 

      Is the transmission of news on television or radio.

    • C. 

      Is the noises and sounds that can be heard at the scene of a news event.

    • D. 

      The means of communication that can reach large audiences.

  • 7. 
    Syndicated programming refers to
    • A. 

      Original television shows produced by independent companies. Local stations purchase this programming to use during non-network hours.

    • B. 

      Privately owned cable television companies receive signals from many different sources and then transmit the signals via fiber optic cable to consumers.

    • C. 

      A television station that relies on grants and contributions to pay its operation costs.

    • D. 

      A television station that depends on advertising to provide its income.

  • 8. 
    An announcer, deejay, and newscasters are all part of broadcast journalism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Scripts is the form in which a story is written for 
    • A. 

      Radio

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Television

    • D. 

      Magazine

    • E. 

      Both A & C

  • 10. 
    The Federal Communications Commission also know as the FCC was established in Congress in what year?
    • A. 

      1924

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1944

    • D. 

      1934

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