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(CNN Student News) -- August 16, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are some of the visual details that are seen in the Pakistan flooding segment? What do you think that these images communicate to the viewer? Explain.

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Oil Spill Update

What do you know about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? According to the program, why did President Barack Obama and his family visit the Gulf Coast region this past weekend? Do you think that his efforts to increase tourism in the Gulf region will be successful? Why or why not?

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According to the report: How was the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico stopped? What work remains to be completed in relation to the leak?

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What new laws or regulations, if any, would you like to see implemented in the wake of the oil spill in the Gulf? Explain.

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Korea Unification Plan

What do you know about the political situation between North and South Korea?

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What proposal has South Korea's president made with regard to the two nations? What is your reaction to this proposal?

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How do you think that North Korea and the international community might respond to the proposed unification of North and South Korea? Explain your rationale.

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New Look Foundation

What is the goal of the New Look Foundation? What do the people in the segment say about this foundation?

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Why do you think that New Look's founders want to give youth "a voice" in society? In your opinion, how might listening more to young people change society? Explain.

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Do you think that the New Look Foundation could benefit you? If so, how? If not, why not?

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