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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 freelance reporter
A full time employee of a media organization
A citizen journalist
Neither freelance reporters nor citizen journalists qualify
All qualify as journalists
Journalists may provide all of the following things except…
Creative writing for literary journals
Fact checking for news organizations
Images in journalism are becoming…
Less easy to produce
Separated from hard-hitting news
Which of the following statements is accurate?
Journalism involves fast-paced, challenging, creative work
The internet has made fact checking easier than ever
Wild, instant success has become quite common in this field
Launching a journalism career today is more straightforward than it was before
Most journalists earn well above $60,000 annually
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?
Modern journalists will benefit from brushing up on all of the following skills except…
None of these skills are growing in importance or relevance for journalists
All are highly valuable skills
Which of the following is not a significant trend affecting the journalism industry?
Prestigious brands are likely to play a smaller role in news consumption
Self-employment is gaining prominence
More news creation is being facilitated by mobile devices
Fewer jobs are available
More news consumption and production is taking place on mobile devices
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
The opportunity to meet and learn from a wide variety of people while working
A flexible schedule (should you choose to work as a freelancer)
An exciting, fast-paced lifestyle
Easy access to high-profile positions due to low barriers to entry
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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