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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:23 PM EDT, Tue March 20, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- March 21, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What might be some of the benefits and risks of using viewer or amateur video in a national news report?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What happened on Tuesday in Iraq? Why are these events significant? Why do you think the international community is concerned about security in Iraq? Explain.

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What are international groups saying about alleged human rights violations in Syria? How and why have some people in Syria used social media during recent violence there? What might be the benefits and risks of sending reports out of Syria through social media?

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Who was Amelia Earhart? What do some people think happened to Earhart? Why do you think some people are interested in discovering the wreckage of her plane? What could a discovery tell us about what happened to Earhart? If this wreckage is found, what do you think should be done with it?

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