Journalism History Responsibilities And Duties

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Journalism History Responsibilities And Duties - Quiz

The following quiz deals with the responsibilities of a journalist.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Amendment insures freedom of speech, press, assembly, and religion?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      7th

    • D. 

      14th

  • 2. 
    A journalism is expected to stick to the facts without injecting opinion into a story. This is called?
    • A. 

      Muckraking

    • B. 

      Yellow Journalism

    • C. 

      Subjectivity

    • D. 

      Objectivity

  • 3. 
    ______________________ indicates how believable a journalist is?
    • A. 

      Justifiable

    • B. 

      Respected

    • C. 

      Credibility

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 4. 
    This is the tendency of journalists to try and sell newspapers with screaming headlines and sensational information.
    • A. 

      Muckraking

    • B. 

      Yellow Journalism

    • C. 

      Credibility

    • D. 

      Defamation

  • 5. 
    Intentionally trying to make someone look bad with false information is called _______
    • A. 

      Muckraking

    • B. 

      Yellow Journalism

    • C. 

      Defamation

    • D. 

      Revocation

  • 6. 
    Spoken defamation is ______________
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Banter

    • D. 

      Tautology

  • 7. 
    Printed defamation is ___________________
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Banter

    • D. 

      Tautology

  • 8. 
    Trying to correct social wrongs through journalism is called ________
    • A. 

      Yellow Journalism

    • B. 

      Muckraking

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Defamation

  • 9. 
    The first newspaper in the American Colonies was?
    • A. 

      New York Weekly Journal

    • B. 

      Boston News-Letter

    • C. 

      Public Occurences

    • D. 

      Whig Gazette

  • 10. 
    The trial of John Peter Zenger established what principle?
    • A. 

      Permission to print newspaper is not necessary.

    • B. 

      Journalists have a great responsiblity.

    • C. 

      Truth is not libel.

    • D. 

      Journalists must be credible.

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