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TMA Solutions: MAC225 - News Writing & Reporting

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1 Spot news is an example of

hard news


2 The breakdown of NNPC pipelines makes the news ,the decision to select it is based on

consequence


3 One distinguishing feature between hard news and soft news is that

soft news report with less immediacy than the hard news


4 News about the canonization of Pope John Paul 11 in Rome will interest Catholics in Abuja based on what value?

psycholo gical proximity


5 News is basically categorized into

hard and soft news



6 Summary lead is usually found in

hard story



7 Reporters gather fact for their news stories through the following sources

observation
newsroom
personal co ntact
***All of the above



8 ------allows for comment upon the news

in-depth reporting


9 A good lead must answer all the five Ws and H

TRUE



10 -------Reporting fulfils the surveillance role of news

investig ative


11 The delayed lead is found in

soft news


12 Forms of reportimg include

in-depth,specialized,interpretat ive,basic



13 In what significance ways is news writing different from academic writing?

News stories are arranged in descending order of impo rtance



14 At the highest echelon of newsroom management you have ____________

editor/new s director


15 Regardless of medium, news reporting process begins in __________

newsroom


16 Contextual information is necessary in writing

Basic and in-depth stories


17 The following are news element except:

Which


18 The most influential element of the reportorial process is _____________

Messag e



19 When a report state some one􀳦??s comment using words, such a reporter is _________

Paraphrasi ng


20 The journey of news story begins at ____________

The new sroom



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21 Material resources of a beat refers to the ____________

Physical structures of the beat


22 The entire news operation is overseen by ____________

Senior edi tor


23 Which amongst the following is regarded as a high fidelity medium

Televi sion


24 The term electronic media is synonymous with

Broad cast


25 The traditional style for organizing the basic news story

inverted pyram id style


26 When news tells the readers about government policies and how readers can influence policies it perform

Socia l function


27 Health, education, politics and agriculture are example of

General beat


28 Duties of a news editor include the following except

Produce colour ful maps and charts



29 Good knowledge of community a reporter is posted to cover enable him to

Evaluate news worthiness of event



30 To have a nose for news means

The ability to recognized news wo rthy information in a situation


31 The following set of words contain at least one misspelt word,except

February, Definition, complete



32 A news story about Nigeria will interest Nigerian men in America likely for its-------------- value

Proximity


33 The preferred sentence for news stories is __________

Subject-verb


34 Good news reporting is devoid of personal opinion to achieved this, the reporter should avoid using ___________

analyt ical words



35 The space just above the news story is usually reserve for ___________

headline, byline and instruction t o computer staff



36 Reporting the story as soon as it happens can be classified as

timeless


37 The main determinant of news is ____________

interest


38 The timely reported facts or opinion that hold interest of importance, or both for a considerable number of people is known as

news



39 Media contents, that is television and video􀳦??s above progamme

true


40 One major purpose of reviewing writing is to

a. encourage people to strive for the highest stand ard in their work

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41 A lead which presents the gist of an event in the fewest word is known as

catridge lead


42 The first paragraph of the news story must capture the5Ws and H

TRUE



43 The first paragraph of the news story is the

lead



44 A correspondents who is not a regular staff member of the media organizition who is usually paid per story is regarded as a

strin ger


45 The word placed on thetop left corner of the page to designate a story is the

slug


46 A begining reporter is known as a

cub


47 A news story from the reporter to news desk and to the editor who makes the decision as to use the story or not is called

copy f low


48 News of the day as presented in each organisation is called a

bulletin


49 ___refers to the movement of the whole camera

dolly


50 ___refers to a signal to an announcer,newscaster or production personnel to participate in broadcast

cue


51 An order to a reportwe to cover an event is known as

assig nment


52 To eliminate a news story or refusal to use it is known as

kill


53 The newspaper library where published stories,photographs and resource materials are stored for reference purposes is known as a___

Morgue



54 How to find a story idea is all about the following except

gossips


55 When a source in a news story is anonymous, it adds credibility to the story

FALSE


56 The following are interviewing techniques to ensure accuracy except

convincing



57 ___quetions elicit specific responds in an interview

close-ended


58 The following are interviewing skills except

craftiness


59 When a reporter ask the honourable minister for education an impromptu question on a topical issue it is known as

on-the spot interview



60 ____refers to an interview conducted by a reporter without any repoter participating in it

exclusive interview




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61 An editor regards story a poor writing when it poses the following

trivial


62 The following are elements of good news writing except

timel iness


63 In news reporting it is better to stay away from__________

libelous statement


64 Editorialise is a standard for news reporting

FALSE


65 In news writing and reporting it is better to pass verdict or make a judgement on an issue

FALSE


66 The following motivates a news reporter except

impressing the prop rietor


67 The following are qualities of a good reporter except

good intruder



68 How a reporter dressed is how he is adressed

TRUE


69 A good reporter must not be fair,accurate and objective

FALSE


70 ___ means When the reporter presents the reader with all sides of an issue

objectivity


71 The news stories that represent factual events and personalities is said to be

truthful


72 When the unusual makes news it is known as

novelty



73 Magnitude is the same as

impact
conseq uence
significance
***all of the abo ve



74 The following determine news except

brevity



75 In news writing, all men are equal but some are more equal than the others

TRUE



76 Good news reporting is devoid of personal opinion to achieve,the reporter should avoid

analy tical words



77 The space just above the news story is usually reserve for

headline,byline,instruction t o computer staff



78 Reporting the story as soon as it happens can be classified as

timeliness



79 The main determinant of news is

interest



80 The timely report of facts or opinion that hold interest of importance,or both for a considerable number of people is known as

news




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