Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 44

Questions
1 The probability of rejecting a null hypothesis when it is true, means
1 Type I error
2 Type II error
3 Type III error
4 Type IV error

Answer:Type I error
2 Discourse analysis is the analysis of a text through the identification of
1 repetitiveness
2 opinions
3 language
4 objects

Answer:language
3 For summarisation, the positivist researchers prefer
1 specific individuals.
2 general categories.
3 unique explanations.
4 special categories.

Answer: general categories.
4 Social control in media organizations are normally exercised through
1 legal procedures.
2 formal channels.
3 informal channels.
4 religious codes.

Answer: informal channels.
5 Which country included free expression as part of the Human Rights Act ?
1 USA.
2 Sweden.
3 Denmark.
4 The UK .

Answer: The UK .
6 The problem of hyphenated identities is related to _____ in international communication.
1 Copyright issues.
2 Trade and Commerce.
3 Alienated Economy.
4 Contra-flows of information.

Answer: Contra-flows of information.
7 If some media houses have controlling shares in non-media companies, it is known as _____.
1 Horizontal ownership.
2 Cross-media ownership.
3 Vertical ownership.
4 Conglomerate media ownership.

Answer: Conglomerate media ownership.
8 Free market processes, it is argued, have given rise to _____ ownership of newspapers.
1 trust
2 plutocratic
3 co-operative
4 idealistic

Answer: plutocratic
9 Official sources are used in media because of their ____ on the subject.
1 expertise.
2 fairness.
3 emotional attachment.
4 bias.

Answer: expertise.
10 The importance of an event in relation to other potential news stories is labelled as
1 Message clarity.
2 Message parity.
3 Message intensity.
4 Message relativity.

Answer: Message intensity.
11 Gatekeeping in newspapers is usually associated with
1 views
2 news
3 features
4 advertisements

Answer:news
12 The news ingredients of balance and fairness are used to understand the concept of ____ reporting.
1 investigative
2 interpretative
3 impersonal
4 embedded

Answer: impersonal
13 Episodic framing is the characteristic of
1 newspapers
2 magazine ads
3 television news
4 documentary films

Answer: television news
14 The thematic framing is largely used by
1 radio
2 television
3 web portals
4 newspapers

Answer: newspapers
15 _______ is a simultaneous real time distribution of any media.
1 Networking
2 Broadcasting
3 Protocol
4 Transferring

Answer: Broadcasting

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