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Which of the following is true of Publick Occurrences, the first newspaper published in Am

Which of the following is true of Publick Occurrences, the first newspaper published in America?

a.It was solely dedicated to in-depth coverage of political events.

b.Its publication was banned by royal authorities.

c.It was a fortnightly paper, published once in two weeks.

d.Its entertainment value scandalized the readers.

e.Its informative value intrigued Boston’s Puritan clergy.

 

13.Which of the following is true of Common Sense, a pamphlet published by Thomas Paine?

a.Its entertainment value scandalized the readers.

b.Its publication was banned by royal authorities.

c.Its informative value intrigued Boston’s Puritan clergy.

d.It became a potent rallying cry for revolution.

e.It was full of sensational stories and salacious rumors.

 

14.Which of the following refers to a type of journalism associated with the late 1700s through the early 1800s when newspapers were affiliated with and controlled by a particular political party or emerging political party?

a.Citizen journalism

b.Penny press

c.Partisan press

d.Yellow journalism

e.Objective journalism

 

15.Smiths’ newspaper, published in the beginning of the nineteenth century, was affiliated with a political party. The political party used this newspaper to mold public opinion in support of their positions. Smiths’ newspaper complied with which of the following types of journalism?

a.Citizen journalism

b.Penny press

c.Partisan press

d.Backpack journalism

e.Objective journalism

 

16.Newspapers that emerged in 1830 and that sold for a cent thereby making newspapers accessible to a wide array of people from all economic classes came to be known as _____.

a.citizen journals

b.penny press

c.partisan press

d.yellow journals

e.objective journals

 

17.A type of journalism that emerged in the late 1800s, characterized by scandal-mongering and sensationalistic reporting is known as _____ journalism.

a.citizen

b.penny

c.pack

d.yellow

e.objective

 

18.Which of the following is a consequence of the emergence of the penny press?

a.It ended the era of the partisan press.

b.It led to a dramatic decrease in sales of newspapers.

c.It limited people’s accessibility to newspapers.

d.It made it difficult for the newspapers to use advertising as a source of revenue.

e.It led newspapers to focus more on politics and less on style and entertainment.

 

19.Which of the following is true of yellow journalism?

a.It was marked by understated and low-key reporting.

b.It was propelled by the competition for objective reporting.

c.It led to a dramatic decrease in newspaper circulation.

d.It was marked by sensational reporting with blaring headlines.

e.It became a complimentary term for well-researched reporting.

 

20._____ journalism refers to a type of journalism that embraces the idea that newspapers should report news in a fair and neutral manner, devoid of partisanship and sensationalism.

a.Citizen

b.Tabloid

c.Pack

d.Yellow

e.Objective

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