Press Gazette 2012 quiz of the year

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With the Leveson Inquiry and Report, police operations, Twitter rows and the British Journalism Awards, 2012 has been a busy year for Press Gazette.

Test yourself with this fun quiz charting the highs and lows of British journalism in 2012.

1 – How did football manager Harry Redknapp reveal he had stopped a News of the World reporter from producing (or reproducing) stories about his alleged tax evasion?

2 – What rose on 26 February for the first time?

3 – On 1 March, who announced they’d be giving up evenings in Northcliffe House for Saturday nights?

4 – How did Paul Lewis (above) reveal, at a Press Gazette event, he had done his bit for the rainforest during the 2011 riots?

5 – What kind of sheet did the Ipswich Star use to celebrate the visit of the Duchess of Cambridge?

6 – Whose article was a significant building block in the Mail Online’s viewer figures in April?

7 – Which training centre was in hot water in late April?

8 – Which magazine was being watched carefully in May over an article it published during the trial of two men for the murder trial of Stephen Lawrence?

9 – What catchy headline did The Sun use in late May to turn up the heat on Chancellor George Osborne?

10 – Which Northcliffe Media executive got in a flutter over a spoof Twitter page in July? For a bonus point, what was the Twitter name?

11 – Why was The Western Mail not laughing out loud in late August?

12 – Which newspapers were left red in the face after featuring a picture of the Dutch Olympic dressage team instead of a Team GB one?

13 – A fake story about which weather forecaster slipped through the net of several newspapers in August?

14 – Which picture did all newspapers but The Sun gingerly avoid in August?

15 – Twitter went into a frenzy in September about a Sun article apparently from 1992 with an oddly named reporter predicting the internet would not catch on. What was the byline?

16 – What did a former FHM editor say The Sun should strip itself of in October?

17 – Where did former Coventry Telegraph editor Darren Parkin fly to in October?

18 – Which star rammed a reporter’s car with his Audi in late October?

19 – This badger caption (below) reveraberated around the web – but which newspaper was it published in?

20 – Ironically, which organisation's event did Hugh Grant's camera crew get turned away from in November?

21 – Which breed of vermin did the Express HR department attempt to dispose of in November?

22 – Brand Republic created a brand new job position in December – what was it?

The answers can be found here – let us know how you get on.

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