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News style: Quiz


Question 1: While a rule of thumb says the lead should answer most or all of the ________, few leads can fit all of these.
Summa TheologicaThomas AquinasCiceroFive Ws

Question 2: Newspapers generally adhere to an expository writing mode and style, but over time and place ________ and standards have varied in the degree of objectivity and sensationalism incorporated.
Journalism ethics and standardsMedia biasDefamationNews media

Question 3: News style (also journalistic style or news writing style) is the prose style used for news reporting in media such as ________, radio and television.
DefamationNews mediaNewspaperMedia bias

Question 4: They offer anecdotes, examples and ________, and they rarely depend on colorless generalizations or abstract ideas.

Question 5: News • Writing style • Ethics • Objectivity • Values • Attribution • ________ • Editorial independence • Education • Other topics
HazingFair commentFalse lightDefamation

Question 6: The specific choices made by a news outlet's editor or editorial board are often collected in a ________ or stylebook; common commercial stylebooks are the "AP Style Manual" and the "US News Style Book".
Hart's RulesAcademic publishingStyle guideCitation

Question 7: They use subject-verb-object construction and vivid, active prose (see ________).
Generative grammarGrammarSyntaxLinguistics

Question 8: Advocacy • Churnalism • Citizen • Civic • Collaborative • Community • Conspiracy • Database • Gonzo • Investigative • Literary • ________ • Narrative • New • Opinion • Special Interest • Peace • Visual • Watchdog
Journalism ethics and standardsDefamationMedia biasMuckraker

Question 9: Fourth Estate • Fifth Estate • ________ • Infotainment • Media bias • Public relations • Yellow journalism
Freedom of the pressState mediaBlogDefamation

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