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Journalism ethics and standards: Quiz


Question 1: Journalistic Standards and Practices of the ________
CBC NewsCanadian Broadcasting CorporationCBC Radio OneCBC Television

Question 2: Despite government intervention, The Washington Post, joined by ________, felt the public interest was more compelling and both published reports.
The New York Times CompanyThe Boston GlobeInternational Herald TribuneThe New York Times

Question 3: For example, the ________ has a broader definition of libel than does the United States.
United KingdomEnglandWalesCanada

Question 4: In that case, Post Executive Editor ________ chose not to run the story on national security grounds.
Bob WoodwardDeep ThroatThe Washington PostBenjamin C. Bradlee

Question 5: The downside is that the condition of ________ may make it difficult or impossible for the reporter to verify the source's statements.
AnonymityAnonymous P2PPseudonymityCrypto-anarchism

Question 6: The use of anonymous sources increased markedly in the period before the ________.
Iraqi insurgencyRefugees of IraqPost-invasion Iraq, 2003–present2003 invasion of Iraq

Question 7: The ________, for instance, tends to print longer, more detailed, less speculative, and more thoroughly verified pieces a day or two later than many other newspapers.
International Herald TribuneThe New York Times CompanyThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe

Question 8: Fourth Estate • ________ • Infotainment • Media bias • Public relations • Yellow journalism
DefamationBlogFreedom of the pressState media

Question 9: Such devices as ________, metaphor, digression and other such techniques offer the reader insights not usually found in standard news reportage.

Question 10: Non-free media are often prohibited from criticizing the national government, and in many cases are required to distribute ________ as if it were news.
PropagandaIndoctrinationAd hominemDisinformation


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