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(CNN Student News) -- September 24, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might the tone and setting of a speech impact those who are listening to it?

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U.N. General Assembly

Do you think that the United Nations General Assembly should be an open forum for world leaders to speak freely? Why or why not?

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How would you describe the overall tone of the speeches given by U.S. President Barack Obama, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

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What do you think the role of the U.N. should be regarding international peacekeeping? What action, if any, do you think that the U.N. should take regarding the current situation in Honduras?

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Terrorism Investigation

Do reports of investigations into possible terrorist activity concern you? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Rock Star Manages Diabetes

What do you know about diabetes and its causes? If you have friends who have diabetes, how does it impact their lives?

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How would you summarize Nick Jonas' message about diabetes? Do you think that students your age might benefit from this message? Why or why not?

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Name some celebrities you know who have helped to make the public aware of diseases and disorders. How do they get their messages out to the public? Which of these messages have you found most effective, and why?

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