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How Much Of A Media Person Are You?

*complains about press releases on Twitter*

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    Complained about publicists?
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    Complained on Twitter about publicists who you know follow you on Twitter?
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    Tweeted an "INBOX:" tweet?
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    Prefaced a manual retweet with "whoa"?
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    Ironically prefaced a manual retweet with “whoa”?
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    Congratulated another journalist on their new job on Twitter?
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    Congratulated another journalist on their new job on Twitter mainly to suck up?
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    Complained about transcribing?
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    Complained about having to listen to the sound of your own voice while transcribing?
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    Complained about the sound of your laugh while transcribing?
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    Spelled it "hed" or "dek" or "lede"?
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    Spelled it "hed" or "dek" or "lede" partially to feel cool?
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    Gone on local news?
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    Gone on cable news?
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    Gone on cable news and pretended like it was a huge hassle?
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    Filed from your phone?
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    Filed from a plane?
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    Filed from a bar?
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    Filed while drunk?
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    Filed while in a bed with someone next to you?
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    Agonized over how to promote your article on Twitter without sounding arrogant?
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    Promoted it anyway?
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    Promoted something you wrote more than twice in 24 hours?
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    Written a book?
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    Been jealous of someone who wrote a book?
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    Pitched your own book but never actually wrote the proposal because you're lazy?
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    Bragged about having two monitors?
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    Bragged about a galley?
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    Bragged about having a beta version of something?
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    Bragged about your follower count?
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    Bragged about your CMS?
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    Decided who to reply to on Twitter based on how many followers they have?
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    Thought of Facebook as social media for "normal people"?
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    Written back to hate mail?
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    Tweeted a screencap of your hate mail?
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    Acted like hate mail didn't bother you even though it did?
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    Decided to "not read the comments"?
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    Read the comments anyway?
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    Used the word "flak"?
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    Used the word "graf"?
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    Used the word "hate read"?
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    Punned in a headline?
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    Made a sexual innuendo in a headline?
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    Subtweeted?
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    Subfaved?
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    Retweeted the AP?
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    Manually retweeted the AP?
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    Ridden a Twitter canoe?
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    Ironically used a hashtag?
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    Unironically used a hashtag?
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    Tried to create a hashtag to promote your story?
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    Felt awkward when the person you wrote about tweeted your story?
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    Felt awkward?
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    Used the term "tab"?
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    Taken a green room selfie?
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    Taken a TV set selfie?
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    Taken an award show selfie?
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    Tweeted airport code ---> airport code?
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    Talked on Twitter like you were a politician? ("My thoughts and prayers are with the people of...")
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    Complained about deadlines?
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    Complained about your editor?
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    Gotten drunk with your editor?
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    Complained about the copy desk?
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    Used the phrase "slow news day"?
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    Wanted to murder someone else who used the term "slow news day"?
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    Gotten the comment on one of your articles, "How is this news???"
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    Felt homicidal after seeing a typo?
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    Felt homicidal after seeing a sentence in the passive voice?
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    Eaten free goodies a PR sent over?
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    Eaten free goodies from a PR after immediately chucking the press release?
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    Felt jazzed after seeing your byline?
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    Used Wikipedia as a source?
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    Used a Wikipedia footnote to find a "more credible" source?
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    Shared a list that ranks journalism as the worst profession ever and joked about it?
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    Joked about making no money as a writer?
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    Considered going into PR for a hot second?
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    Asked someone to slap you if you ever talk about wanting to go into PR again?
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    Argued with someone that print isn't dead?
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    Argued with someone on Twitter?
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    Argued with someone on Twitter and brought out the "dot" in front of their username so everyone saw it?
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    Emailed someone instead of calling them because you were too scared?
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    DMed someone instead of emailing them because you were too scared?
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    Brought your laptop on vacation?
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    Used your laptop on public transportation?
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    Yelled at someone in a hallway?
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    Yelled at someone on a red carpet?
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    Yelled at someone?
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    Felt really good about your career, then felt really awful about it 30 seconds later?
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    Shared your result to this quiz on Twitter?
 
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