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Intro to Journalism- Vocabulary

Quiz by Stephanie Windham

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    What is a headline in journalism?
    A type of interview question
    A type of camera used by journalists
    A title of a news article
    A weather forecast in the newspaper
    30s
  • Q2
    What is a byline in journalism?
    The name of the writer of the article
    A type of camera used by journalists
    A line dividing different sections of a newspaper
    The deadline for submitting an article
    30s
  • Q3
    What is a source in journalism?
    A person or place where information comes from
    A special camera used by journalists
    A type of interview question
    A type of newspaper headline
    30s
  • Q4
    What is a dateline in journalism?
    A deadline for submitting an article
    A special type of interview question
    The location and date of the article's origination
    The headline of a news article
    30s
  • Q5
    What is a lead in journalism?
    A weather forecast in the newspaper
    A type of interview question
    A type of camera used by journalists
    The opening paragraph of a news story
    30s
  • Q6
    What is a beat reporter in journalism?
    A weather forecast in the newspaper
    A journalist assigned to cover a specific topic or area
    A camera used by journalists
    A type of interview question
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the role of an editor in journalism?
    To design the layout of a newspaper
    To write headlines for news articles
    To review, revise, and approve content before publication
    To conduct interviews with sources
    30s
  • Q8
    What is a press release in journalism?
    An official statement issued to the media for publication
    A type of interview question
    A weather forecast in the newspaper
    A type of camera used by journalists
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the purpose of fact-checking in journalism?
    To conduct interviews with sources
    To verify the accuracy of information in news stories
    To write opinion pieces for the newspaper
    To take photographs for news articles
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the role of a journalist in reporting news?
    To gather, investigate, and report information to the public
    To create advertisements for a news organization
    To edit photos for news articles
    To manage social media accounts for a news outlet
    30s

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