CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 12, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What messages about bullying have you seen in the media? In your opinion, which kinds of anti-bullying messages are students more likely to respond to, and why?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What were the expectations for last night's U.S. Senate vote on President Obama's jobs bill? Why do you think that Congress occasionally votes on bills that are not likely to pass? What do you think could be the next step for this legislation?
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Why has the National Basketball Association canceled part of its 2011-2012 season? How is this a business story as well as a sports story? During a lockout, what can be done by the people and businesses affected? Explain.
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What reasons do the students in the report give for intervening against bullying? What actions could these students take against bullying? What information might be important to a student who wants to get involved in bullying prevention?
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