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Updated 11 August 2004, 10.50
Most daily newspapers come in two sizes - broadsheet and tabloid. Which statement is true?
A: A broadsheet is bigger than a tabloid
B: A tabloid is bigger than a broadsheet
C: Both are the same size (this is a trick question)
What is the name for an exclusive story that no other paper has reported?
Reporters often use a special code to help them write down everything a person says. What is it called?
C: Helping hand
A short story printed in a newspaper is called a NIB. What does this stand for?
A: News Information Broadcast
B: News In Brief
C: Not In Big
One of these people does not work on a newspaper. Who is it?
A picture in a newspaper is often explained by a sentence underneath. What is this called?
If a newspaper has done something wrong, they can be punished by the PCC. What does this stand for?
A: The Paper Cutting Corporation
B: The Proper Copy Company
C: The Press Complaints Commission
Where does a good reporter keep the names, addresses and phone numbers the people he or she speaks to?
A: On post-it notes stuck to their computer
B: In a contacts book
C: On the back of their notepad
Reporters have to finish their news stories by a certain time. What is this called?
C: Sell-by date
The reporterís name often appears at the top of their article. What is this called?
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