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Yellow journalism: Quiz


Question 1: When Hearst predictably hired Outcault away, Pulitzer asked artist ________ to continue the strip with his characters, giving the city two Yellow Kids.
American realismGeorge LuksAshcan SchoolJohn French Sloan

Question 2: Yellow journalism, also known as the "Yellow Press", is a type of ________ that downplays legitimate news in favor of eye-catching headlines that sell more newspapers.
New JournalismMedia biasJournalismDefamation

Question 3:
Yellow journalism, Sensationalism and Dumbing down are all:
Journalism genres Criticism of journalism Political terms Media issues

Question 4: Hearst read the World while studying at ________ and resolved to make the Examiner as bright as Pulitzer's paper.
Rutgers UniversityBrown UniversityHarvard UniversityHarvard Crimson

Question 5: Pulitzer's approach made an impression on ________, a mining heir who acquired the San Francisco Examiner from his father in 1887.
William Randolph HearstWilliam Jennings BryanFranklin D. RooseveltMarion Davies

Question 6:
Yellow journalism, Antisemitism and Parliamentary system are all:
Journalism genres Criticism of journalism Media issues Political terms

Question 7: When McKinley was shot on September 6, 1901, critics accused Hearst's Yellow Journalism of driving ________ to the deed.
Leon CzolgoszMikhail BakuninIndividualist anarchismEmma Goldman

Question 8: Reporter • Editor • Columnist • Copy editor • Commentator • Photographer • Presenter • ________ •
MeteorologyWeather forecastingMETARPrecipitation (meteorology)

Question 9: Present day (successful) exponents of the yellow journalistic style would include the British red top tabloids, notably The Sun or The Daily Mail and the German Springer owned ________.
GermanyBerlinRed Army FactionBild

Question 10: ________ purchased the New York World in 1883 after making the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the dominant daily in that city.
Carl SchurzUnited StatesJoseph PulitzerColumbia University


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