Question of the Day

May 8, 2014

Yesterday's question of the day asked: What is the sardonic term for news stories that deliver "sensationalized, personalized, and homogenized inconsequential trivia," first coined by Carl Jensen in a 1983 edition of PenthouseThat would be junk food news.

Congratulations to Jeanne Kirk for being the first to correctly answer that question! Honorable mentions also go out to Mike MikaelianClaudine LaforceRon CasalottiKen Walker of the Tampa Bay TimesEdward Tenner and Hollywood Highlands, for also getting that right!

Here's today's question: Which group puts out an annual list of the Top 10 Junk Food News stories, compiled by members of the National Organization of News Ombudsmen?

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. We’ll announce the winners on Monday!

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