0201 - Quiz 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism...

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0201 PowerPoint 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism February 1, 2011 Quiz 1 3. Postmasters were likely newspaper publishers in the colonies because: a) Post offices were a place where news and gossip were traded freely. b) They had an instant means of distribution in the postboys who carried the mail. c) They were unlikely to print anything that would offend officials because they owed their jobs to them. d) All the above Quiz 1 • 29 people have 1 point added to scores • Average now 2.9 instead of 2.3 – Seven people had a score of 5 • Corrected scores have been posted on Compass Quiz 2 • Fill in information on scantron forms, especially Network ID . • Closed book • You have 7 minutes to complete quiz
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0201 PowerPoint 2 Quiz 2 1. The “Journal of Occurrences” is sometimes considered America’s first “news service” because: a) The events were reported without editorial comments. b) Its printed contributions were distributed to all 35 weeklies in the colonies at the time. c) All items were “strictly fact” without any sensationalism or exaggeration. d) All the above Quiz 2 2. Which of the following were hallmarks of Thomas Paine’s writing in Common Sense that are considered similar to today’s journalism. a) Clear and direct language.
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course JOUR 405 taught by Professor Liebovich,l during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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