0215 - Quiz 4 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism...

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0215 PowerPoint 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism February 15, 2011 Quiz 4 • Fill in information on scantron forms, especially Network ID . • Open book • You have 5 minutes to complete quiz Page 89 Quiz 4 1. Sensationalism in the penny press period meant: a) viscous attacks on opposing party leaders b) displaying large pictures c) the use of bold headlines d) reliance on human interest stories e) all of the above Page 105 Quiz 4 2. Which IS NOT one of the newsgathering methods used by newspapers during the Mexican War? a) Pony express riders. b) Putting correspondents in Mexican cities to gather war news. c) Railroads. d) Telegraph lines.
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2 Page 87 Quiz 4 3. Even though they were freed of both government control and political parties, penny press editors were often as partisan as their predecessors. a) True b) False Page 110 Quiz 4 4. Michael Schudson attributes the development of the Penny Press to: a) the natural evolution of newspapers b) a growth of literacy c) advances in transportation d) the needs of a “democratic market society” e) all of the above Pages 95–96 Quiz 4 5. Only local clergy, not fellow newspaper editors, were involved in the “Great Moral War” against James Gordon Bennett in the 1840s. a) True b) False Test question example • Name two subsidies that were important to the survival of newspapers in the West? Mandated territorial printing contracts and
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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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