What is the Fifth Estate? - Definition & Media


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Which of the following is an example of the fourth estate?

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1. What is the fifth estate?


Which of the following is an example of the fifth estate today?

I. WikiLeaks

II. Time Magazine

III. Twitter

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of the fifth estate. Questions will cover specific topics such as examples of the fourth estate and the fifth estate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test what you know about the following:

  • Fifth estate in the modern world
  • The fifth column
  • Blogs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the fifth estate
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an example of the fourth estate and the fifth estate in today's world
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of blogs

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled What is the Fifth Estate? - Definition & Media will teach you more about these topics:

  • Spheres of influence associated with the fourth estate
  • The importance of media that's independent
  • Traditional estates in authoritarian nations