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1.

One of these is not a
motivating factor for
journalists to go the extra
mile ____

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2.

Political reporting is another
area of
_reporting

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3.

When should a reporter
conduct an interview?
_____

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4.

Lull periods are a
challenges for the
journalist; but an
imaginative report can turn
to which of these for his
story ____

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5.

A reporter should always
know that an accused is
entitled to
hearing

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6.

How does the idiom, ‘dress
how you want to be
addressed’ relate to the
reporter?

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7.

In order not to compromise
on the reputation and
credibility of the media
industry, a good reporter
must be ______

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8.

Which of these is an
accurate definition of news?
____ It must

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9.

In Nigerian law, the
is presumed innocent until
proved guilty

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10.

The following, according to
Sonaike (1987) is not a
type of lead ____

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11.

It is the duty of the
reporter to interpret the
electoral process to the
electorate?

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12.

A geographical area such
as town, or a subject area
such as science and
technology are examples of
a reporter’s

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13.

In a typical news room, you
are likely to hear which of
these terminologies? ____

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14.

If a competent court of law
orders a retraction but a
news publication still
refuses to do so, the
publication is guilty of

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15.

The first step in a typical
court trial process in
America is called
_statement

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16.

A reporter covering the
court if not careful is almost
likely to commit
of the courts.

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17.

The technical language
used in the media industry
is called _____

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18.

“The bus overturned at
least three times,” the
police man said “ none of
the twenty passengers was
hurt, luckily the car did not
explode to flames,” is an
example of ___

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19.

Open-ended questions
result in When a reporter
uses which of the following
ways to phrase his question
and achieve the desired
result in addition to other
benefits ____

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20.

A reporter that is motivated
by getting on the front page
means _____

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21.

Opponents of press
freedom are known as the

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22.

The vice-chancellor said
the time has come “to turn
off some lights We all must
do something to conserve
electricity ” This is an
example of ___

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23. ---------- are similar to indepth stories

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24.

The lead performs several
functions excluding the
following _____

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25.

Those who oppose the right
of the press to freedom
believe that journalists do
not need
to compel them to work

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26.

Journalists enjoy press
freedom in the
world.

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27.

A poor writing has the
following attributes except
_____

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28.

The major challenge of
online reporting is

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29.

The writing rule ‘use the
inverted pyramid forms
when writing news’ means
____

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30.

If a news medium presents
news in a way to arouse a
quick and excited reaction,
it is said to engage in

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31.

reigns in a state where
there is no law?

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32.

‘INEC cannot remove Ngige
based on his expulsion
from PDP,’ said the INEC
chairman, is an example of
a news story anchored on
which of these elements?
_______

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33.

The following except one
can best describe a lead
_____

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34.

When a man/woman
suffers defamation through
the spoken word or gesture,
that is called

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35.

Some elements of good
writing include____

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36.

The most outstanding
difference between news
writing and poetry or novel
is which of these? _____

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37.

The media in the eastern
world are free to express
dissenting views. YES/NO?

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38.

The reporter must not
editorialize. This means
____

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39.

In criminal law, the
is the accuser?

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40.

You can identify a poor
writing by which of the
following? ____

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41.

One of these is not a quality
of a good reporter? _____

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42.

Poland, Hungary, Romania,
Czech Republic, Slovenia,
Yugoslavia, are countries
from
part of the world?

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43.

In a defamation case earlier
decided, an accused can
plead
as a defence.

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44.

If an accused agrees to
plead for guilty in return for
a lesser sentence this is
called

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45.

The press theory that
guides the Western world is

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46.

The obnoxious
_of 1984 was enacted by
General Buhari to curtail
press freedom

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47.

The disaster started with a
building flash Next, a
shattering roar that led to a
crumbling wall, then
breaking glass, and death
This is an example of
______

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48.

To become a specialist
reporter, one needs a Ph.D
degree in the area of
coverage. YES/NO

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49.

Political parties are a good
_of information for the
reporter

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50.

is regarded as newspaper
without borders?

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51.

is the act of covering and
reporting from a particular
field or subject for your
media organization.

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52.

The second_cycle story, the
developing story and the
update are the variants of

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53.

An essential part of
professional practice that
deals with matters of right
and wrong and is
associated with morality is
called

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54.

WHO as a news element
when used in an opening
sentence shows which of
these? _____

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55.

If you were a broadcast
editor which of these would
you consider when
selecting your news stories
____

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56.

A bad writing will end up
where? ____

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57.

The factors that determine
news values include some
of these…

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58.

When a reporter writes a
story that is considered to
be a breaking news his
source is categorized
as____

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59.

To give the news a sense of
immediacy, the broadcast
newsis item should be
written in
tense, in order to give the
news a sense of immediacy
and currency.

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60.

Online reporting is
synonymous with Computer
Assisted Reporting;
YES/NO?

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61.

Watergate scandal led to
the resignation of former
American president

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62.

For a reporter to win the
credibility and confidence of
his readers and listeners,
he must adhere to which of
the following virtues?

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63.

In addition to his personal
style and the prevailing
style of the particular period
he is operating in, another
style the journalist must
contend with is _______

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64.

A piece of information can
be regarded as news when
_____

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65.

In international
communication parlance
the third world is also
referred to as the

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66.

There are no easy
classifications of news;
however in broad term, the
following except one are
the major types _____

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67.

Which of the following can
be generally regarded as
poor writing ____

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68.

The word “sacred cow”
when used in the news
room means, which of
these ___

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69.

_____ is not when to use
direct quote to add colour
and credibility?

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70.

An in-depth, thorough,
elaborate, comprehensive
and lucid report of a
specific field of journalistic
coverage is known as
_report

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