CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 19, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What challenges could a news company face in reporting on legislation that could affect the media?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What are SOPA and PIPA? What have critics and supporters said about these bills? What action did some websites take in reaction to SOPA and PIPA? Do you think that this form of protest is effective? Why or why not? In your opinion, should the government address online piracy? Why or why not?
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What did a recent study reveal about pedestrians walking with headphones? What do you think that headphone manufacturers might say about walking with headphones? Do you find walking with headphones risky? In your opinion, do people need to increase their awareness while walking with headphones? Why or why not?
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According to the report, what task do dolphins carry out for the U.S. Navy? What do you think might be the pros and cons of using dolphins for this task instead of using humans or technology?
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