CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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September 20, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How do political leaders and candidates use different types of media to appeal to different voting groups?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is included in President Obama's plan to reduce the national debt? How have Republican leaders reacted to this plan? What other information might you need to know to formulate your own opinion on the president's plan?
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What challenges might residents of the Libyan towns seen in the report face as their country experiences a change in government? What resources could these residents use to address these challenges?
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Why do you think that it may be important for political candidates to appeal to Hispanic voters? What issues do you think might be important to Hispanics? Do you think that voters respond well to a candidate who speaks to them in their language? Explain.
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