The Clarion-Ledger: Quiz

Question 1: It is the second oldest company in the state of ________ and is one of only a few newspapers in the nation that continues to circulate statewide.
FloridaAlabamaGeorgia (U.S. state)Mississippi

Question 2: The Clarion-Ledger is the Pulitzer Prize winning daily newspaper of ________.
Jackson metropolitan areaMeridian, MississippiPearl, MississippiJackson, Mississippi

Question 3: Later that year, it was sold and moved to ________[1].
Gulfport, MississippiJackson, MississippiHattiesburg, MississippiMeridian, Mississippi

Question 4: The paper traces its roots to The Eastern Clarion, founded in Jasper County, Mississippi in ________.
1920January 1March 41837

Question 5: In October 2002, he became the paper's first ________ Executive Editor.
African American cultureGreat Migration (African American)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African American

Question 6: After the ________, it was moved to Jackson and merged with The Standard.
Bleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarUnited StatesTennessee

Question 7: The purchase of both papers by Gannett essentially created a daily newspaper monopoly in Central Mississippi (Gannett also owns the Hattiesburg American in ________), which still exists today.
Hattiesburg, MississippiBiloxi, MississippiMeridian, MississippiJackson, Mississippi

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