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What’s with the rise of “fact-based journalism”?
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Feb. 10, 2013, 9:01 p.m.

Nieman Lab News Quiz: February 10, 2023

How many new recipes did The New York Times publish last year?

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the shutdown of what independent news outlet, one of the last remaining in the country?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is one of several Republican leaders to advocate rolling back the protections offered to news media by what 1964 U.S. Supreme Court ruling?

How many errors did a professor find in an AI-generated story about testosterone in Men's Journal?

Fill in the blank, from a piece by Julia Angwin: "Hypotheses must be crafted carefully. The statement 'Facebook is irredeemably bad' is not a testable hypothesis. It is a ________."

When announcing an attempted comeback to potential investors, what media company's CEO walked on stage to Rick Ross' "Every Day I’m Hustlin"?

A bill in the Massachusetts legislature would subsidize subscriptions to local newspapers and news sites. How big would the annual subsidy be per person?

The new app Poe allows users access to the new generative AI bot from the startup Anthropic. What is its name?

Of Twitter's top 1,000 advertisers in September 2022 — before Elon Musk took over — how many are still advertising on the platform?

Among U.S. kids ages 4 to 18, what three apps (in order) do they spend the most average time with each day?

Joshua Benton is the senior writer and former director of Nieman Lab. You can reach him via email ( or Twitter DM (@jbenton).
POSTED     Feb. 10, 2013, 9:01 p.m.
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