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(CNN Student News) -- November 3, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Do you think that ads for violent video games should be restricted from some types of media? If so, which ones and why? If not, why not?

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Midterm Elections/Roadtrip to the Voters

What political party currently holds a majority in the U.S. House and Senate? How many seats need to change hands in order to shift the balance of power in each chamber? Do you think that either or both chambers will change hands in this year's midterm elections? Why or why not?

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What do some of the people in the segment say about this year's midterm elections? In your opinion, do any of these statements reflect the prevailing view in your community? If so, which ones? If not, why not?

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What is your reaction to the statements made by the people seen in the report?

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UK-France Treaties

What is the purpose of a pair of treaties signed by French and British leaders yesterday?

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What do you think might be the potential advantages and disadvantages of these treaties, both for these countries and for the international community? Can you think of any nations that might object to these treaties? If so, which nations and why?

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Violent Video Games

What law did California pass regarding violent video games? Why is California's law being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court?

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According to the program: What is the Entertainment Software Rating Board? What has the state of California said about the ESRB's video game rating system? What does the video game industry say about the rating system and about California's law relating to it? With which side do you agree and why?

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What is your opinion of the ESRB's rating system? In your opinion, who, if anyone, should be responsible for regulating the use of video games by young people?

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