CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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February 14, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How do you think a journalist might prepare to deliver a live, televised report without a script?
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Daily Discussion Questions
According to the program: How much is President Obama's proposed 2013 federal budget? What did President Obama say about his budget, and what items are included in it? How did Republican leaders react to this budget? Why? What would you include in a budget for the nation, and what would you leave out? Explain.
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According to the program: Why has Greece recently experienced protests? What is the unemployment rate among people ages 16-24 in Greece? How has the government responded to the economic crisis there? Why do you think the world is focused on what happens with Greece's economy?
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What have scientists at Tokyo University's Earthquake Research Institute said about the possibility of a major earthquake striking Tokyo? How do you think that scientists might make this prediction? What do you think that Tokyo's residents and officials could do with this information?
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Who is Kyle Maynard? What mountain did Maynard summit recently, and why? Do you think that you are, as Maynard says, "capable of living more"? Explain. Would you change anything about your life? If so, what action would be your first step?
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