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  • Q1
    Which of the following is not a common journalistic ethical principle?
    Minimizing harm
    Spreading rumors
    Seeking truth and reporting it
    Acting independently
  • Q2
    What does the term 'editorial' refer to in journalism?
    A feature story including interviews
    An article expressing the opinion of the newspaper or publication
    A news article reporting facts
    A classified advertisement
  • Q3
    What is the role of a journalist in society?
    To inform the public by reporting news and events accurately
    To manipulate facts to influence public opinion
    To avoid covering controversial topics
    To spread gossip and rumors for entertainment
  • Q4
    What is the purpose of fact-checking in journalism?
    To ignore sources and references
    To promote biased reporting
    To verify the accuracy and truthfulness of information before publishing
    To sensationalize news stories
  • Q5
    What is the role of a photojournalist in news reporting?
    To capture and document visual images that tell a story
    To conduct interviews with sources for articles
    To write opinion pieces in newspapers
    To analyze statistical data for investigative reports
  • Q6
    What is the purpose of a headline in a news article?
    To grab the reader's attention and summarize the main point of the story
    To provide a detailed analysis of the topic
    To hide important information from the reader
    To confuse the reader with unrelated details
  • Q7
    What is the meaning of the term 'source' in journalism?
    A person, document, or piece of evidence that provides information for a news story
    The final outcome or conclusion of a news article
    A type of font used in newspaper printing
    A fictional character created for news reports
  • Q8
    What is the purpose of an editorial cartoon in journalism?
    To include colorful illustrations for entertainment purposes
    To convey a satirical or humorous message about current events or societal issues
    To provide factual information about breaking news stories
    To promote political propaganda without critique
  • Q9
    What is the role of an editorial page in a newspaper?
    To report breaking news and events happening worldwide
    To present opinion pieces, editorials, and letters to the editor
    To publish long-form investigative articles
    To advertise products and services to readers
  • Q10
    What is the role of a news anchor in broadcast journalism?
    To present and report news stories on television or radio programs
    To edit and publish articles in a newspaper
    To design graphics and visuals for news websites
    To conduct investigative research for news documentaries
  • Q11
    What does the term 'headline' refer to in journalism?
    The title or main news story of a newspaper or online article
    A line on the side of a road
    A type of fishing technique
    A type of hairstyle
  • Q12
    What is a 'byline' in journalism?
    A type of musical instrument
    A type of clothing brand
    A line at the grocery store checkout
    The name of the writer of an article
  • Q13
    What does the term 'dateline' refer to in journalism?
    A line of people waiting for tickets
    A deadline set by the editor
    The location and date at the beginning of a news article, indicating where and when the story was written
    A type of high-speed train
  • Q14
    What is a 'scoop' in journalism?
    A type of bird
    An exclusive news story or piece of information obtained before other news outlets
    A type of ice cream flavor
    A gardening tool
  • Q15
    What is the role of a 'correspondent' in journalism?
    A reporter or journalist who contributes news stories and reports from a specific location or topic
    A person who fixes computer hardware
    A character in a play
    A type of musical instrument player

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