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(CNN Student News) -- April 27, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

In your opinion, how do consumers get information about video game content? What sources do you think provide the most useful information for making decisions about video game purchases? Explain.

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Tornado Aftermath

According to the report, when is the start of America's tornado season?

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What advice about tornado safety is given in the report? Where do you think that you could find more information about what to do before, during and after a tornado?

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Video Game Court Case

According to the program, what arguments have supporters and opponents made about a California law banning violent video games from being sold to minors?

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Do you think that video games are a form of free speech? Explain.

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In your opinion, do the images delivered through violent video games have an effect on the people who play these games? Why or why not?

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Understanding Stocks

What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average? How has it fared over the past few years?

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What are stocks? What does CNN's Ali Velshi say are the potential benefits and risks of owning stocks?

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What do you think might be the advantages and disadvantages of investing in stocks versus putting money into a savings account?

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The Future of Hollywood

What is meant by the term "3-D"?

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Why do you think that some moviegoers prefer 3-D movies over traditional 2-D movies?

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What is your opinion of 3-D movies? Are you willing to pay more for the experience of a 3-D movie? If so, how much more? If not, why not?

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