CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 26, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What factors do you think should be considered before sending a journalist into an environmentally hazardous area? What is the value of reporting from these areas?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What did President Obama say in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night? What was Governor Daniels' response on behalf of Republicans? What was your reaction to what you heard in the speeches? Why do you think these speeches are covered so extensively in the media?
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What group currently holds power in Egypt? According to the report, how has last year's revolution changed Egypt? What challenges still lie ahead? What do you think might be the similarities and differences of a government run by military forces and one controlled by civilians?
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What is Japan's exclusion zone? What does CNN's Kyung Lah find during her report on the exclusion zone? What do you think could happen to the contaminated soil seen in the report? What challenges do you think might remain in making this area livable? Explain.
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