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Pew Research Center's Journalism Project
The Media Quiz
State of the News Media
How much do you know about the news in 2010?
Which of these candidates made the most campaign news between Labor Day and Election Day?
Which of these stories got the most coverage in 2010?
Conflict in Afghanistan
Health care debate
Commentator Juan Williams was fired from ___ and was hired by ___ a day later
MSNBC, Fox News Channel
NPR, FOX News Channel
Fox News Channel, NPR
Which aspect of oil spill coverage got the most attention?
BP and other corporations' role and responsibility
Containment, clean up and the impact on the environment and business
The government's role and responsibility
Debates about offshore drilling
Which newsweekly magazine was sold for $1 this year?
U.S. News & World Report
According to surveys of public interest in the news, which of these stories was the most over-covered by the media?
The resignation of Agriculture Department staffer Shirley Sherrod
Scott Brown's victory in the Massachusetts race to succeed Ted Kennedy
The departure of top Afghanistan commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal
The nomination of Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan
Which of these cable news hosts was
fired or suspended in 2010?
CNN's Rick Sanchez
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann
MSNBC's David Shuster
Which media platform devoted the most coverage to the health care debate this year?
Cable TV news
Network TV evening news
Which of the 2010 WikiLeaks releases got the most coverage?
Afghanistan documents that included concerns about Pakistan's role
Iraq documents that included cases of prisoner abuse by Iraqi forces
State Department cables that included unflattering analyses of foreign leaders
Video showing a U.S. helicopter firing on two Reuters employees
Which internet entrepreneur was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
Apple CEO Steve Jobs
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington
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