Penny Press newspapers such as The New York Sun_____.
A. catered to upper-class readers
B.kept newspapers mostly focused on upper-class sections of society
c. relied on subsidies from political parties
d. favored human interest stories
E. were sold exclusively by subscription
Yellow Journalism is________.
A. journalism from the 1950s for small-town papers and reposrting styles
b. a journalism term for federally funded newspaper archives in the 1960s and 1970s
c. a journalism trend that began in the late 1800s stressing profit and featuring human interest stories, crime news, and large headlines.
d. a 1980s industry term for PR-generated stories
e. journalism written by journalists afraid to challenge public or political leaders
Modern journalists started to deveelop in the nineteenth century mainly because newspapers ____________.
felt a social responsibility to tell the truth
realized there were two sides to every issue
discovered a scientific method for covering events
wanted to attract as many readers and advertisers as possible
All of the options are correct.
Objective journalism as championed by Adolph Ochs and the New York Times was particularly good at __________.
A. helping readers understand the complexities of the modern age by offering insightful analysis and context
B. moving the practice of journalism out of the realm of sensationalism
C. exploring journalism's ties to storytelling by adopting a more literary model
D. appealing to working-class readers
E. All of the options are correct.
Which of the following are specific groups of readers targeted by specialized newspapers?
A. African Americans
B. Asian Americans
C. Native Americans
Which of the following is not true about large newspaper chains today?
A. They are adding more people to their newsroom staffs.
B. They are often suffering financially because of huge debt and falling income.
C. they are selling off individual papers.
D. They are losing talented, award-winning journalists and editors.
E. All of the options are true.
By the end of the nineteenth century, crusading newspapers like the New York World had what kind of approach to women's rights?
A. They were against them.
B. They championed conservative values and the status quo
C. They hired women as reporters and crusaded for better consitions for them.
D.They hired women for mostly management positions.
E.None of the options is correct.
Which of the following is generally considered the biggest threat to the future of newspapers?
A. Yellow Journalism
B. Competition from radio and TV
C. Declining readership, especially among younger people
D. The rising cost of paper
E. Public concern over corporate ownership
Which of the following is a way that online journalism is redefining news?
A. Newspapers can post stories online that they didn't have room for in their print edition
B. Newspapers are making huge profits from their online versions.
C. Spurred by online news, newspapers are once again rapidly expanding their news staffs.
D. Bloggers are taking more and more of a backseat to traditional journalism.
E. None of the above options is correct.
Which statement about the relationship between blogging and traditional newspaper news is true?
A, Bloggers are increasingly following the lead of traditional newspapers.
B. Traditional newspaper news remains unchanged despite the influx of Internet bloggers.
C. After expressing concern and opposition to blogging as news, many newspapers are promoting their own blog presence.
D. No blog has been able to gain credibility or garner significant readership.
E. All of the options are true.