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Gasher: Chapter 10

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) mirroring
b) framing
c) gathering
d) reflecting

Question 2:


a) the amount media can charge advertisers
b) the cost of a media subscription
c) the newsworthiness of a story
d) the social benefit of news

Question 3:


a) to seek the truth
b) to express the voice of the people
c) to critique government
d) to inform in an entertaining way

Question 4:


a) Consumer advocacy
b) Human interest stories
c) The police beat
d) Political reportage

Question 5:


a) conditional, as noted in Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms
b) a fundamental right for all democratic societies
c) an advertising slogan for news organizations
d) a shelter for the right to privacy

Question 6:


a) social spaces where public opinion is formed
b) social institutions such as schools and hospitals
c) public parks, public squares, and public transportation
d) any place where news is circulated to the public

Question 7:


a) has a degree from a recognized journalism school
b) has a license from the CRTC
c) practises journalism in print, radio, television, or online
d) works for a newspaper or magazine

Question 8:


a) specialty
b) audience
c) brand
d) monopoly

Question 9:


a) moral
b) relaxed
c) uncompromising
d) political

Question 10:


a) Truth-seeking
b) Exploration
c) Research
d) Credibility

Question 11:


a) journalistic independence
b) freedom of the press
c) mainstream journalism
d) objectivity

Question 12:


a) bloggers
b) public relations companies
c) traditional news organizations
d) government web sites

Question 13:


a) human
b) skilled
c) crowdsourced
d) public

Question 14:


a) increased forging of partnerships with other information providers
b) less collaboration between journalists and members of the public
c) increased use of publicly available data
d) increased reliance on computer programs for data collection and analysis

Question 15:


a) images
b) story themes
c) sounds
d) All of the above

Question 16:


a) The economics of news production
b) The use of language
c) The laws and regulations that govern journalism
d) None of the above

Question 17:


a) the quality of media messages
b) commercial success
c) relative journalistic autonomy
d) equal political representation

Question 18:


a) Researchers
b) Citizen journalists
c) Politicians
d) Administrators

Question 19:


a) stories that are inadequately researched
b) mores stories produced by journalists who have little knowledge of the subject
c) more single-source reports
d) All of the above

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False

Question 32:


a) True
b) False