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The interactive session was more than mutual learning. It helped bring to the fore some important omissions that take place in a deadline-driven process where journalists, after..(1).. off a story, tend to move on to another without providing a proper closure to the earlier one. For instance, K. Suresh, president of Osmania Medical College Doctors’ Forum, drew our attention to the reportage about the..(2).. of polio cases in India and the global concerns it generated. He felt that the many bits and pieces of information ..(3).. to give a complete picture about this important development. This was a valid point. But had Dr. Suresh waited a day, he would have noticed a detailed analysis in the weekend ‘Being’ page titled, “All eyes on Telangana’s rapid response” (June 19, 2016), which looked at this ..(4).. issue. The story based on interviews with Dr. Pradeep Haldar, Deputy Commissioner — Immunisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Dr. G Srinivasa Rao, Chief Programme Officer, National Health Mission, Telangana gave a picture of the responses of various health authorities in addressing this issue. The good news is that the Editor and his team have started a new weekly section called ‘Ground Zero’ to provide detailed ..(5).. into critical developing stories.

  1. 1) doubling
    2) rising
    3) flagging
    4) intensifying
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : flagging

  2. 1) resurfacing
    2) departing
    3) decamping
    4) hightailing
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : resurfacing

  3. 1) hoarded
    2) failed
    3) stiffed
    4) passed
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : failed

  4. 1) general
    2) vague
    3) specific
    4) enigmatic
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : specific

  5. 1) matters
    2) explanations
    3) heedlessness
    4) insights
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : insights

    Over the last two decades, we have seen growing sensitivity in reporting HIV/AIDS. Most reporters are now aware of the social ..(6).. and discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS patients. Given the fact that some people have strong views about sexual behaviour and the stereotyping of high..(7)..groups, professionals involved in providing medical aid and counselling care for HIV/AIDS patients record self-reporting on virus transmission without subjecting the patients to..(8).. questioning. These professionals never take this self-declaration as scientific proof nor do they devise policy based on these reports. A rose may be a rose in any context and may smell as sweet in any other name. But numbers from a ..(9).. section need proper journalistic scrutiny and cannot be used to generate panic. I urge all reporters covering health to read Tara Haelle’s piece, “Context, context, context: How journalists can avoid confusing readers with the latest research findings”, written for the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, before ..(10).. on reporting on this crucial subject.

  6. 1) dignity
    2) stigma
    3) ego trip
    4) status
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : stigma

  7. 1) prevalence
    2) restriction
    3) hindrance
    4) obstacle
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : prevalence

  8. 1) asking
    2) pleasing
    3) harrowing
    4) unfrightening
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : harrowing

  9. 1) vulnerable
    2) immune
    4) impregnable
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : vulnerable

  10. 1) thoroughgoing
    2) polishing
    3) consummating
    4) embarking
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : embarking