WBEZ | WBEZ Meyerson News Quiz http://www.wbez.org/tags/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Get out your No. 2 cursors for a news quiz http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/get-out-your-no-2-cursors-news-quiz-106214 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Q-A image - purple_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-march-22-2013">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-march-22-2013' } ); </script><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span id="cke_bm_121S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><em><strong>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</strong></em><br /><em>* For their help preparing this week&#39;s quiz, thanks to <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=63208202&amp;locale=en_US&amp;trk=tyah2" target="_blank">Laura Enright</a>, <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=50075959&amp;authType=NAME_SEARCH&amp;authToken=-A9e&amp;locale=en_US&amp;srchid=497364b0-a3ea-4265-8190-311be3663e42-0&amp;srchindex=4&amp;srchtotal=73&amp;goback=%2Efps_PBCK_bill+jeffreys_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*2_*1_Y_*1_*1_*1_false_1_R_*1_*51_*1_*51_true_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2&amp;pvs=ps&amp;trk=pp_profile_name_link" target="_blank">Bill Jeffreys</a>, <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=150699346&amp;locale=en_US&amp;trk=tyah" target="_blank">John Kerke</a>, <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=3518329&amp;locale=en_US&amp;trk=tyah" target="_blank">Joe Hass</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0107103/bio" target="_blank">Belinda Bremner</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/patrick.heylin" target="_blank">Patrick Heylin</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jf.powalowski" target="_blank">Jf Powalowski</a>.<br />* Suggestions for this blog?&nbsp;<a href="mailto:cmeyerson@wbez.org?subject=Things%20and%20stuff">Email anytime</a>.<br />* Get this blog by email, free. <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;amp;loc=en_US" target="_blank">Sign up here</a>.</em><br /><em>* Follow us on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/wbez" target="_blank">@WBEZ</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson" target="_blank">@Meyerson</a>.<span id="cke_bm_121E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></em></span></p></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/get-out-your-no-2-cursors-news-quiz-106214 Habemus News Quiz X http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/habemus-news-quiz-x-106101 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Q-A - green_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><b style="font-family: georgia, serif;">FRESH FOR YOU: OUR 10th WEEKLY NEWS QUIZ.</b></p><p><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">The white smoke emerging from the WBEZ studios at Navy Pier means ... it&#39;s that time!</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-10">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-10' } ); </script></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><em>Want to try your hand at previous news quizzes?&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wbez.org/tags/news-quiz" target="_blank">Here you go</a>.</em></span></p><hr /><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><em><strong>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</strong></em><br /><em>* Suggestions for this blog?&nbsp;<a href="mailto:cmeyerson@wbez.org?subject=Things%20and%20stuff">Email anytime</a>.<br />* Get this blog by email, free. <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;amp;loc=en_US" target="_blank">Sign up here</a>.</em><br /><em>* Follow us on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/wbez" target="_blank">@WBEZ</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson" target="_blank">@Meyerson</a>.</em></span></p></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/habemus-news-quiz-x-106101 This news quiz not affiliated with 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/news-quiz-not-affiliated-wait-wait-dont-tell-me-105961 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Q-blue_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Absolutely no truth to the ugly rumor (launched right here, in this very sentence) that Peter Sagal and his team at NPR&#39;s &quot;<a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/">weekly hour-long quiz program that lets you test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what&#39;s real news and what&#39;s made up</a>&quot; have filed a cease-and-decist order against this blog&#39;s weekly news challenge. So, play and enjoy.</p><p>You bear no liability for any ugly legal fights that may (or may not) follow.<script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-9">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-9' } ); </script></p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-03/news-quiz-not-affiliated-wait-wait-dont-tell-me-105961 Take this week's news quiz challenge http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/take-weeks-news-quiz-challenge-105834 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Q-A image - blue on purple.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Feeling smart? Here&#39;s a fresh chance to show it.</p><script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-8">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'wbez-meyerson-news-quiz-no-8' } ); </script><hr /><p><em><strong>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</strong></em><br /><em>* Suggestions for this blog?&nbsp;<a href="mailto:cmeyerson@wbez.org?subject=Things%20and%20stuff">Email anytime</a>.<br />* Get this blog by email, free. <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;amp;loc=en_US" target="_blank">Sign up here</a>.</em><br /><em>* Follow us on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/wbez" target="_blank">@WBEZ</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson" target="_blank">@Meyerson</a>.</em></p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/take-weeks-news-quiz-challenge-105834