Question of the Day

Aug 15, 2014

Yesterday's question asked: Newspaper editor C. Latham Scholes has been called the “father of the ____." Fill in the blank! That would be the typewriter (although we'll also accept "QWERTY keyboard" as an answer!

Congratulations to Ken Walker of the Tampa Bay Times for being the very first to answer correctly! Honorable mentions also go out to Mike MikaelianJeanne KirkJason HenselIrene DeBlasioVirginia AlimentiJim DeLaAmes AlexanderRachel RohHollywood HighlandsAmy Zipkin and Claudine Laforce for all getting that right, as well!

As for today's question, here it is: This prominent and fearless journalist was imprisoned for 10 months after reporting that Cameroonian President Paul Biya suffered a heart attack. Who was he?

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. Remember, you must spell your answers correctly to be counted! We’ll announce the winners on Monday!

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