CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 25, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How might a bullying video that features young people telling true stories have a different impact on its audience than a scripted TV show or movie? Explain.
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Daily Discussion Questions
According to the program, what event occurred on Sunday in Tunisia? What was significant about this event? What do you think would be the hardest part of forming a new government? Why?
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What have been some of the economic effects of a series of recent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East? What do you think are the biggest challenges that these countries face? How do you think that other nations could be affected by these protests and uprisings, if at all? Explain.
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What is the purpose of the "Kind Campaign"? How do you think that students might respond to this campaign? Do you think that bullying between girls is different than other forms of bullying? If so, how? If not, why not?
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