Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Internet Scavenger Hunt

What individual is responsible for writing the First Amendment?
James madison wrote it.
List five facts about the First Amendment.
It protects the right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression from goverment interference.
Altough the first amendment explicitly prohibits only the named rights from being abridged by laws made by the congress.
Two clauses in the first amendment guarantee freedom of religion.
The establishment clause prohibits the goverment from passing legislation to establish an official religion or preferring one religion over another.
The supreme court interprets the extend of the protection afforded to these rights.
What document lists the First Amendment?
the bill of rights
How many words are in the First Amendment?
Define libel.
in english and american law and sytems based on them
Define slander.slander is sayin something about another person that is untrue.
What is the Pulitzer Prize? Its an american award for journalism, leterature and music.
How much money does an individual win?catogory winners recieve $10k and certificate suitable for framing.
Name the movie which reveals the press's role in uncovering a story that forced a president to resign. All the President's Men
Who is Mike Barnicle? he i a writer for the Boston herald.
From what newspaper was he fired and why? I think he actually resigned from the Boston Globe after being blamed for plagiarism.
Identify each of the following journalists and why they are famous.
Bob Woodward he is and asiisting manager editor of the washington post. He has written 12 best-selling non fiction books.
william randolph hearst.American newspaper Magnate.
Helen thomas.She is the senior member of the white house press corps for UPI since 1974, shes a hearst newspaper columnist and excellent journalism.
Who is Tom Brokaw and what books did he write?he is an american television journalist and author. He wrote the greatest generation, the greatest generation speaks, an album of memories, a long way from home and boom.
Who is Alan Diaz and why is he noteworthy?he is a hispanis journalist that won the pulitzer in 2000.
What motto does The New York Times print in its upper left corner?all the news that's fit to print.
What is The Associated Press?its a news gathering organization they have reportes around the world that monitor the local news.
What is Gannett?the largest news paper publisher in the u.s
What is Knight Ridder?he was an american media company specializing in newspaper and internet publishing.
What is The Freedom Forum?a nonparisan international foundation advocating free press and speech rights for all people.
What is the American Society of Newspaper Editors?the american society of newspaper editors is a membership organization for daily newspaper editors.
Who is the founder of USA Today and where is he from (provide city and state)?
bob sema
How many newspapers does our school library carry?1
What is the difference between a publisher and an editor?the publisher decides wheter or not the book is a good risk the editor is the person who goes over the text of the material with a fine-nonth comb.
Define Yellow Journalism.Basically, they told you what they wanted you to believe rather than what actually happend.
Define Cencorship. Censorship is when goverment founded agencies and monitor content on your t.v ,radio and computer.
List five books that have been censored.

  • the boy who lost his face by Louis Sachar
  • The Witches by Roald Dahl
  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)
  • Mommy Laid An Egg by Babette Cole


Wearygirlblue said...


Ed Medina said...

You are a moron for posting this.

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timman208 said...

thanks for the help

Andrew Perez said...

i feel like some of these arent acurate but thanks anyways

Fanny Cruz said...

THANK YOU!!!!!!!