Of course, you have been following the news. That’s your job.
But have you been following the news about the news biz? Let’s find out.
In this new, weekly feature at Quillmag.com, we’ll pose a set of questions covering both consequential stories and “they did WHAT?!” news. Plus, occasionally, some history.
Your quizmaster: Stan Jastrzebski, SPJ member, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire/Jeopardy contestant and part of the winning 2019 SPJ Pub Trivia competition at the San Antonio conference.
Now on to this week’s quiz:
Presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway is stepping down to spend more time with her family. Meanwhile, her husband George Conway says he’s stepping away from helping run what group?
The public radio producers of the true crime podcast “Serial” have begun what multi-part series for the New York Times examining the intersection of race and public schooling in America? HINT: NWP.
Still struggling to get viewers to pay for the service, NBC-Universal said it’ll add free sports content to what streaming platform? HINT: Think about the company’s logo
What Pittsburgh radio station, by virtue of airing live results of the 1920 presidential election in November of that year, is set to become one of the first to reach its 100-year broadcasting anniversary later this year?
Will Tilghman, a producer for the web series “I Tried” recently tied a Guinness World Record for the largest number of lit candles held in one person’s mouth. What media company owns the series “I Tried”?
Which social media company filed suit against the Trump administration on August 24th, contesting an executive order banning Americans from making transactions on it?
Scroll for answers below….
- The Lincoln Project
- “Nice White Parents”
- Vice (Watch the video here)
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