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10 Questions

  1. Former U.S. president Donald Trump has been credited with popularizing which term meaning false or misleading information presented as news?
  2. Which six letter word means a prominent news feature that is given the most prominence on the front page of a newspaper?
  3. Which category of property refers to creations of the mind for which the owner's rights are recognised?

  4. What word, derived from Sanskrit meaning "descent", is an icon or figure representing a particular person in a video game or internet forum?
  5. Who is the government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting industry of the United Kingdom?
  6. What is the name given for a relatively small audience with specialised interests, tastes, and backgrounds?
  7. What is the slogan or short phrase that appears on movie posters and trailers often designed for dramatic effect?
  8. What is the largest newspaper format?
  9. Which newspaper format, also known as "midi", gets its name from a European city?
  10. Which international news organisation was established in London in 1851 by a German-born entrepreneur?


  1. Fake news
  2. Splash
  3. Intellectual property
  4. Avatar
  5. Ofcom (the Office of Communications)
  6. Niche audience
  7. Tagline
  8. Tabloid
  9. Berliner
  10. Reuters

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