CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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March 7, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How does media coverage of athletes with disabilities inspire young people?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is known about the results of yesterday's Super Tuesday political contests? Why do you think it takes less time to determine the results of some contests than it does for others? How might the results of these contests affect the race for president?
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What economic indicators does CNN's Christine Romans examine among states holding Super Tuesday contests? What does Romans say about these indicators in Super Tuesday states? Do you think that voters will consider these indicators when selecting a presidential candidate? Explain. Can you think of other factors that people might use when selecting a candidate?
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Approximately how much of the world's population could be affected by elections in 2012? According to the segment, how have election campaigns affected national economies in the past, and why might 2012 be different? In what other ways might the global economy factor in to elections around the world?
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What accomplishments has Ashley Fiolek achieved in the sport of motocross? What does Fiolek say about racing as a deaf woman? Who inspired her to race? Where else might young people who want to get involved in sports find inspiration? Explain.
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