CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 4, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How do you think that news coverage of political events might change between now and the time of the political conventions?
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Daily Discussion Questions
According to the report: What are the four steps in a Republican caucus in Iowa? Why are these caucuses important? Why do you think that some voters might prefer to have their state hold its political contest early, while others might prefer their state's primary or caucus to come later?
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Where is the Strait of Hormuz? What is the significance of this body of water? What threat has Iran made with regard to this strait? What does the expert in the segment say about this threat? What do you think is likely to happen next regarding the tensions in this region? Explain.
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What is the International Date Line? Why was this line moved recently? What do you think might be the pros and cons of this change for the residents of Samoa?
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