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Sports journalism: Quiz


Question 1: ________ gave print journalists a special role in its games: They were named official scorers and kept statistics that were considered part of the official record of the league.
Major League BaseballAmerican LeagueNational LeagueBaseball awards

Question 2: Advocacy • Citizen • Civic • Collaborative • Community • Database • Gonzo • Investigative • Literary • ________ • Narrative • New • Opinion • Special Interest • Peace • Visual • Watchdog
Journalism ethics and standardsDefamationMuckrakerMedia bias

Question 3: The status of the awards, and of sports books generally, were enhanced greatly in 1992 when ________'s first novel, Fever Pitch, took first prize.
Stephen KingHigh Fidelity (novel)Hugh GrantNick Hornby

Question 4: Sports journalism is an essential element of any ________ organization.
Journalism ethics and standardsNewspaperDefamationNews media

Question 5: In 2000, the award went for the first time to a "ghosted" book, ________'s It's Not About the Bike.
Bernard HinaultLance ArmstrongGreg LeMondEddy Merckx

Question 6: These agencies included Pardons, or the Cricket Reporting Agency, which routinely provided the editors of the ________ cricket almanac, and Hayters (now known as Infostrada Hayters).
Wisden Cricketers' AlmanackHubert PrestonCharles PardonEngland cricket team

Question 7: The Daily Mail even had Sir ________ at the White City Stadium to cover the finish of the first ever 26-mile, 385-yard Marathon.
Spiritualism (beliefs)SpiritualismArthur Conan DoyleSherlock Holmes

Question 8: The Manchester Guardian, in the first half of the 20th Century, employed ________ as its cricket correspondent as well as its music critic.
Thomas BeechamDonald BradmanErnest NewmanNeville Cardus

Question 9: Sports journalism is a form of ________ that reports on sports topics and events.
Media biasDefamationJournalismNew Journalism

Question 10: News • Writing style • Ethics • Objectivity • Values • Attribution • ________ • Editorial independence • Education • Other topics
HazingFalse lightDefamationFair comment

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