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MAC214

1 / 70

1)

The book interpretative
Reporting(1963) was
written by:

2 / 70

2)

Itule and Anderson
propounded the Funnel and
interviews

3 / 70

3)

The history of Journalism in
Nigeria cannot be complete
without the mention
of______

4 / 70

4)

How many stages is the
alternate ‘view of press’
theory proposed by Steven
Ward?

5 / 70

5)

Investigative journalism
involves getting the news
behind the

6 / 70

6)

The mass media always
have strained relationships
with the government during
the military regime because
they engaged in _________

7 / 70

7)

Who sold Lagos Daily
News to Herbert Macaulay

8 / 70

8)

A newspaper meant for the
elderly, should use
__________ font size

9 / 70

9)

Conflicts can arise where a
journalist is involved in
politics or personal
relationships or vested
interests.

10 / 70

10)

The
__or caption is an important
part of the entire piece
because it is the first centre
of attraction for the reader

11 / 70

11)

occurs when a journalist
does not identify
himself/herself as a reporter
in obtaining information
from a source.

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12)

_is defamation by spoken
words or gesture?

13 / 70

13)

First person narrator is
allowed in breaking news.
True or false
_?

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14)

Which of these is not
among the characteristics
of news

15 / 70

15)

Mass media act as the
middle man between the
policy formulators and
_______

16 / 70

16)

When was West African
Pilot founded
__?

17 / 70

17)

Nigeria’s press laws are
based on British and
traditions?

18 / 70

18)

Anglo-African newspaper
reigned between – and - ?

19 / 70

19)

Technological limitation
means a media house lacks
required _______to carry
out the investigative
reporting,

20 / 70

20)

According to Levin
(2000:18) hard news is also
called ______news

21 / 70

21)

Newspapers can “report”
indirectly some stories that
cannot be categorically
reported in texts, by means
of

22 / 70

22)

Mass media act as the
middle man between the
policy formulators and
_______

23 / 70

23)

An investigative story
always starts with

24 / 70

24)

The two major types of
interview according to Itule
and Anderson are Funnel
and

25 / 70

25)

Determinants of
interpretative journalism
includes all but one

26 / 70

26)

When was West Africa Pilot
founded?

27 / 70

27)

Investigative reporting also
involves uncovering social,
economic or cultural
developments

28 / 70

28)

The
__or title is an important
part of the entire piece
because it is the first centre
of attraction for the reader.

29 / 70

29)

“Threat to life” is a
to investigative journalism

30 / 70

30)

If Nigerian government
seized the license of a
media house for engaging
in investigative reporting,
this limitation is under
_________

31 / 70

31)

If Nigerian government
seized the license of a
media house for engaging
in investigative reporting,
this limitation is under

32 / 70

32)

Many newspapers were
shut down during military
regime because they
engaged in_____

33 / 70

33)

Reporters who work on
investigative reports do not
have the same deadline
pressure as do those who
cover breaking news items.
True OR False?

34 / 70

34)

Many newspaperswere
shut down during military
regime because they
engaged in_______

35 / 70

35)

According to Burns (2002),
news provided by a
journalist performs
_____major functions in a
society.

36 / 70

36)

In order not to be engulfed
in litigation, the subeditor
must not have a working
knowledge of the law and
ethics of the profession.
True or False
_?

37 / 70

37)

Investigative Journalists
should always engage in
undercover reporting.

38 / 70

38)

Media owners influence is a
type of _______ limitations
to investigative reporting

39 / 70

39)

__is two or more
paragraphs building up to a
paragraph that tells readers
the major points of the story
?

40 / 70

40)

Judging whether a
statement is defamatory will
normally involves how
many steps?

41 / 70

41)

All reporters are
investigators

42 / 70

42)

James Bright Davies
founded ______ in 1910?

43 / 70

43)

A lead, as it refers to the
writing of news reports,
simply is an
to a news story

44 / 70

44)

Defamation is made up
of______

45 / 70

45)

What is the major
difference between
investigative journalism and
hard news reportage?

46 / 70

46) The beginning of journalism in Nigeria started with the __newspaper

47 / 70

47)

Media gatekeepers exist to
ensure that standards and
expectations are met. True
OR False
__?

48 / 70

48)

The “5Ws & H”
communication model was
propounded by

49 / 70

49)

Captions may be in
question format e.g. Who
killed Dele Giwa? . True OR
False?

50 / 70

50)

The beginning of journalism
in Nigeria could be traced
to _______

51 / 70

51)

Press laws in many African
countries take their roots
from common law family of
the English or
law family of the French

52 / 70

52)

Most investigative stories
are presented in feature
format. True OR False?

53 / 70

53)

For a journalist to be a
watch dog, he must
engaged in ________

54 / 70

54)

Who formulated Categorical
Imperative
__?

55 / 70

55)

Nigeria imported its press
laws from the
common law tradition?

56 / 70

56)

What does the
governments use most
often, to justify illegal,
dangerous or unethical acts
and to restrict or discourage
journalists from reporting on
a real problem?

57 / 70

57)

Which ethical principle
requires that when there is
an extreme position in a
situation, one seeks a
middle ground ?

58 / 70

58)

Which ethical principle
requires you to judge what
is right by asking what will
give the greatest good to
the greatest number of
people
?

59 / 70

59)

If an investigative reporter
who is working for a
newspaper got a story
wrong, he might be sued for

60 / 70

60)

To know your audience
properly you must embark
on
to find out more about them

61 / 70

61)

If journalist underestimates
or overestimates their
audience, there is a
tendency that

62 / 70

62) Usenet is another name for

63 / 70

63)

Is defamation a civil or
criminal offence ?

64 / 70

64)

Which type of news is less
current, entertains and
informs while appealing to
reader’s emotion

65 / 70

65)

The law of
__is one of the most
common allegations
brought against journalists.

66 / 70

66)

The letter “N” in news
represents

67 / 70

67)

Proprietorial interference,
which is one of the
limitations to investigative
reporting means_______

68 / 70

68)

The purpose of in-depth
investigative stories is
generally to reveal or
expose
in the society.

69 / 70

69)

According to Brady (1977)
interviews are based on two
major aims for the journalist
and these are trust and
_______

70 / 70

70)

In developing an
investigative report item
more than one source is
essential. True OR False?

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