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(CNN Student News) -- March 4, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of making an announcement through a press conference?

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Health Care Proposal

What has President Barack Obama said about his latest health care reform proposal? How have Republican leaders responded to his plan?

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What political process is being considered with regard to passing a health care reform bill? What do you think might be the advantages and disadvantages of using this process?

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Anti-Terrorism Fatwa

What is a fatwa? What was the subject of a recent fatwa issued by Muslim scholar Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri?

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According to the report, what might be the impact of ul-Qadri's fatwa?

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In your opinion, what role might religious leaders play in influencing young people who practice their faith?

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Going Beyond Scanners

What are the capabilities of the new body scanning technologies that are featured in the report?

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According to the report: How have some passengers reacted to these scanners? How effective are these machines at detecting dangerous items?

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According to the segment, what is the potential range of the Thruvision camera? Do you think that this camera would raise any concerns among people who are scanned? Why or why not?

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What do you think might be the benefits and drawbacks of these types of scanning technologies? Do you think that they will make air travel safer? Can you think of any other uses for these types of technologies? Explain.

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