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Unformatted text preview: 0315 PowerPoint 1 JOURNALISM 405 History of American Journalism March 15, 2011 Quiz 7 Fill in information on scantron forms, especially Network ID . Open book You have 5 minutes to complete quiz Page 83 Quiz 7 1. Before the Spanish-American War, the New York Journal and New York World only printed news of events in Cuba that were directly observed by their correspondents. a) True b) False Page 85 Quiz 7 2. Joseph Pulitzer was not as willing as William Randolph Hearst to sacrifice the truth in an effort to increase circulation. a) True b) False 0315 PowerPoint 2 Page 90 Quiz 7 3. William Randolph Hearst was so enthusiastic about the Spanish-American War that he went to Cuba to cover the war himself. a) True b) False Pages 8789 Quiz 7 4. The Journal and the World were able to whip up enough fervor for war that President McKinley adopted a pro-war stance within a couple of weeks after the explosion on the USS Maine . a) True b) False Pages 7677 Quiz 7 5. Which IS NOT a feature of the new journalism pioneered by Joseph Pulitzer? a) The use of multicolumn illustrations b) The introduction of womens pages c) Dense, erudite language aimed at swaying the political elite d) Exposing fraud and fighting public evils News production changes Newsprint prices plummeted as they perfected ways to make paper from wood pulp Stereotyping process made it easier for duplicate pages to be run on other presses Invention of hot type through use of Linotype machines quickened typesetting speeds Huge changes in press speed and capacity 0315 PowerPoint 3 Color added to presses By 1890s, newspapers started the use of spot color, which gave the yellow journalism era its...
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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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