CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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November 1, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
Does seeing a celebrity in a video about a charity organization affect your opinion of that charity? If so, how? If not, why not?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What announcement did the secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) make regarding Libya yesterday? How did Libya's new leaders react to this announcement? Why do you think that Libya's leaders have concerns about NATO ending its mission there?
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According to the United Nations (U.N.), what milestone did the world's population reach recently? What concerns do experts have about the world's population growth? What have U.N. officials said about these challenges? What steps do you think can be taken to address population growth?
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Why were passengers stuck on the tarmac at a Connecticut airport for at least eight hours? What did passengers, airline officials and airport authorities say about this incident? If you were in a plane that was stuck on the tarmac for hours, what would you do to pass the time? Explain.
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What does Patrice Millet say are the benefits of teaching soccer to Haiti's young people? How do you think Millet's experience with cancer inspired him to help others? What do you think that Millet and the children he assists will remember about the program?
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