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True / False Quiz

  1. The tools and technologies that are available to journalists today have changed forever the basic principles of journalism.
      a. True
      b. False
  2. All news outlets need trained journalists with high standards.
      a. True
      b. False
  3. Technology makes it more difficult to keep up with news today than in the past because it is difficult to keep up with all the information.
      a. True
      b. False
  4. People usually stick to only one trusted news source to get all of their news.
      a. True
      b. False
  5. Most news topics, regardless of the source, hold similar interest levels to everyone, no matter their age, socioeconomic status or political leanings.
      a. True
      b. False
  6. Most Americans use four to five devices to keep up with the news.
      a. True
      b. False
  7. Consumers turn to digital or printed newspapers more than any other news source for most news.
      a. True
      b. False
  8. An American Press Institute study found that tech-savvy people use traditional media far less than anyone else.
      a. True
      b. False
  9. Using a metered pay model, The New York Times circulation revenue has now surpassed its advertising revenue.
      a. True
      b. False
  10. The best storytellers are those who give audiences a unique experience.
      a. True
      b. False
  11. Because journalism is primarily about storytelling and accurately communicating through language, it is not necessary for journalists to be proficient with numbers.
      a. True
      b. False
  12. A lead, or lede, is the title that summarizes the story.
      a. True
      b. False
  13. A byline is two or three words that uniquely describe a story, which are placed in the top left hand corner of the first page of copy.
      a. True
      b. False
  14. The process of reviewing, revising and proof reading stories is called "editing."
      a. True
      b. False
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