CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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February 27, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What skills and experiences do you think might be important to someone who issues statements to the media for a company?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the purpose of the vote that began Sunday in Syria? What have the Syrian government and its critics each said about this vote? Do you think that the result of this vote will affect the situation there? Why or why not?
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Who is Vladimir Putin? What position is he expected to regain in the Russian government? Why are some Russians holding rallies and others holding protests? Do you think the demonstrations will have an impact? Explain.
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According to the program, what product drew thousands of people to retail stores this weekend? Why do you think that some people camped out for this? What safety concerns did the crowds raise in some locations? What do you think can be done to ensure the public's safety before an anticipated product launch? Can you think of any product or service that you would camp out for? Explain.
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