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This quiz has to do with mass communication in the United States and how it started and what it has to do with. You should really get to know it. It is important to learn these terms and different historical cases and such

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  1. The average U.S adult spends more than ____ of his or her waking life with the mass media
  2. The largest newspaper chain in American is operated by:
  3. A newspaper publishing company that owns forests, paper mills, printing plants and delivery trucks is said to be:
  4. A conglomerate is:
  5. Of all the media, ____ is/are growing the fastest
  6. The first information communications revolution began with the invention of:
  7. What words describes the way that different people process messages differently?
  8. Advantages of media concentration include:
  9. Interpersonal communication
  10. A cell phone is a tool of
  11. In International Copyright Law of 1891 required
  12. Paperback books
  13. Using the contents of a book to create related products is called
  14. which type of book makes the most money in the United States?
  15. the biggest selling book published by colonial presses in the 1700s was
  16. Online booksellers
  17. Which British action turned most colonial printers into revolutionaries?
  18. What was the US federal governments first attempt to control the press?
  19. Yellow Journalism
  20. To attract more readers, newspapers:
  21. Most US Citizens have how many daily newspapers?
  22. Which of the following is NOT true about internet newspapers?
  23. The First major mass communication current news competition for newspapers in America came, beginning in 1920, from
  24. The American law principle of truth as a defense against libel was established by the colonial case of
  25. The first truly national magazine with a large circulation was
  26. Magazines widened their audiences in the 1800's by
  27. What distinguished THE LADIES HOME JOURNAL from many other 19th century publications?
  28. The Postal Act of 1879
  29. "Muckrakers" were America's first
  30. The most striking characteristic of magazine development in the second half of the 20th century has been a trend toward
  31. The average magazine reader today
  32. The magazine with the most readers in the US is
  33. Technological developments in magazine publishing can be expected to
  34. Which of the following is NOT true of trade magazines
  35. MAXIM magazine is distinguished by which of the following characteristics?
  36. Which of the following is true of magazine economics today?
  37. A digital server is
  38. Intellectual property rights
  39. The Internet is
  40. A browser is

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