CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 23, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What is the purpose of a headline? What do you think are some important characteristics of a news story's headline?
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Daily Discussion Questions
Who won the Iowa caucuses, New Hampshire primary and South Carolina primary? What is your opinion of these results? Who do you think is most likely to win the Florida primary on January 31? Why?
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Where is Nigeria? How has Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan responded to recent violence in his country? Why do you think that it's important to understand events that are happening in other parts of the world? What examples can you think of when news in another part of the world had a direct or indirect impact on your community? Explain.
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Who is Scout Bassett? How would you summarize Bassett's life story? What inspired Bassett to become an athlete? What does she say in the report about confidence? What was your reaction to Bassett's story?
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