CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 13, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What do you think are the greatest challenges for a journalist reporting in a war zone? How might these challenges influence a correspondent's work?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the status of the situation in Libya? What is significant about the Libyan town of Sirte? What do you think life is like for Sirte's residents who aren't involved in the fighting? What issues do you think they should prioritize after the fighting has ended there?
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What do you remember about the rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners? What do you think life was like for them before their rescue? What opportunities and challenges do you think they've faced in the year since they were rescued?
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Who is Taryn Davis? How might the war widows in the report benefit from the American Widow Project that Davis founded? How do these women honor their husbands? In what other ways could someone honor fallen soldiers?
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According to the report, how might a two-headed snake be at a disadvantage in the wild? What do you think that scientists might learn from animals whose bodies develop abnormally?
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