Who is Jayson Blair?
A) A disgraced reporter
B) He worked for the New York Times
C) He was found guilty of committing fraud
D) All of the above
What is plagiarism? A kind of intellectual theft in which one passes off someone elses work
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Rationale: Our rationale for choosing the topic of National Security Agency
surveillance surrounds the Edward Snowden case that filled the airwaves this
summer. We are taking this t
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Who is Ron Sylvester and why does the book mention him in the opening vignette? Started out
as a reporter using a type-writer, now has a blog and Twitter feed. Thinks that news is not
about deadlines anymore, but rather a str
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Define credibility. The combination of trust-worthiness and expertises that makes us more
or less likely to believe or rely on what a source of information tells us.
How did the book define journalism? Journalism is a set of
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What news company did Sam Zell buy? Tribune Company, owner of the Chicago Tribune
and LA Times
What interests did Zell and Fajardo represent?
A) Zell: public sphere; Fajardo: market
B) Zell: market; Fajardo: public sphere
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code that were asking all of our partners to paste into stories we publish together to let us
know how well our story is doing. An imp
MAPS ON TEST-look at top hat, 25 questions on current events, only multiple-choice questions,
focus on list for current events,
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Define accountability: Democracys need for some way to hold those in power responsible
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What publication was involved with the McChrystal controversy?
A) Rolling Stone
B) New York Times
What was the outcome of McChrystal speaking to the press?
A) He got a promotion
B) The writer won a Pulitzer
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On June 27, 2011 in the Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, the ruling of this case
struck down what?
A) Laws banning the sale of inappropriate games to minors
B) Laws banning shield laws
C) Laws banning free speech
Leaks from the NSA took center stage once again on Wednesday, June 5th 2013
when the Guardian reported the surveillance agency and the Obama administration
obtained phone records of millions of citizens, within the United States and