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Print Media in the Digital Age Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How were Acta Diurna different from later newspapers?

Question 2 2. Why is freedom of the press, as a form of free speech, a relatively modern invention?

Question 3 3. What is the basis of general interest consumer magazines?

Question 4 4. Who receives a magazine of an industrial/company-sponsored nature?

Question 5 5. This challenge in the digital book era involves sharing and duplicating content without permission.

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Question 6 6. All of these are strengths of the digital age of books EXCEPT which?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an element of mass communication?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a type of fiction book?

Question 9 9. The term _____ describes the legal protection given to journalists to print any story about any topic so long as the reporting is not intentionally false or deceptive.

Question 10 10. The _____ of censorship is the characteristic that describes how far-reaching the prohibitions or limits are.

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Question 11 11. How have algorithms contributed to a lack of trust in social media?

Question 12 12. What is a paywall?

Question 13 13. What are zoned editions in the newspaper industry?

Question 14 14. What is a primary difference between dailies and weeklies?

Question 15 15. What was the name of the first book that was mass produced and not copied by hand?

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Question 16 16. This book format is known for being compact and durable.

Question 17 17. What is one reason news aggregators are increasingly popular sources for news?

Question 18 18. Why was the 1970 Newspaper Preservation Act important?

Question 19 19. What is a negative effect of aliteracy?

Question 20 20. What is an advantage that printed books have versus digital books?

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Question 21 21. How did Benjamin Franklin's paper, The Pennsylvania Gazette, contribute to the Revolution?

Question 22 22. Which of these is an example of a topic you might find in the special interest consumer magazine category?

Question 23 23. What is print-on-demand?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a 21st century book that, even in the digital age, played an important role in mass communication?

Question 25 25. Censorship is often motivated by a desire to _____ a population by limiting information.

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Question 26 26. What effect have digital technologies had on newspaper demographics?

Question 27 27. Who is the target audience of ethnic press publications?

Question 28 28. The sharing of ideas for a large audience is called _____.

Question 29 29. What is the difference between media consolidation and media conglomerates?

Question 30 30. Why is TLDR a challenge?

Print Media in the Digital Age Chapter Exam Instructions

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