CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 17, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
When interviewing members of the public about a controversial issue, what kinds of questions might a reporter ask to ensure that all viewpoints are represented?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What happened to the cruise ship Costa Concordia? What actions have been taken following this incident? Do you think this incident will impact the cruise industry? Explain.
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What do you know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? How was Martin Luther King Day celebrated this past weekend? Did you participate in any events related to the holiday? What do you think young people could learn from Dr. King's life? Explain.
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What is the purpose of hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking"? According to the program: What concerns have some people raised with regard to the wastewater from fracking? How have supporters of this practice responded to these concerns? What are your thoughts about this issue?
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