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An Overview of Online Journalism Quiz
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For the purposes of this course, an online journalist is may be all of the following except…
A full time employee of a media organization
Neither freelance reporters nor citizen journalists qualify
All qualify as journalists
A freelance reporter
A citizen journalist
Which of the following statements is accurate?
Most journalists earn well above $60,000 annually
Wild, instant success has become quite common in this field
The internet has made fact checking easier than ever
Launching a journalism career today is more straightforward than it was before
Journalism involves fast-paced, challenging, creative work
Modern journalists will benefit from brushing up on all of the following skills except…
All are highly valuable skills
None of these skills are growing in importance or relevance for journalists
Journalists may provide all of the following things except…
Fact checking for news organizations
Creative writing for literary journals
Images in journalism are becoming…
Separated from hard-hitting news
Less easy to produce
Thanks to the democratization of online publishing, publicly-available news is likely to be ________ in nature.
Which of the following is not necessary for one to become a journalist?
Attention to detail
Mastery of the English language
A journalism degree
Which of the following sources of information is least likely to play a more prominent role in future news reporting?
All will be playing more prominent roles in the future of news reporting
In 2012, around how many Americans owned smartphones?
Which of the following is not a significant trend affecting the journalism industry?
Fewer jobs are available
Prestigious brands are likely to play a smaller role in news consumption
More news creation is being facilitated by mobile devices
More news consumption and production is taking place on mobile devices
Self-employment is gaining prominence
Which of the following is not a common perk associated with being a journalist?
Special access (should you get press credentials) to exclusive events and conferences
A flexible schedule (should you choose to work as a freelancer)
Easy access to high-profile positions due to low barriers to entry
An exciting, fast-paced lifestyle
The opportunity to meet and learn from a wide variety of people while working
An Overview of Online Journalism
Vetting Standards for Online Journalists
Courses and Lessons
Reporting and Amending Credential Violations
Peer Review-Based Vetting
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