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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:08 PM EDT, Mon March 26, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- March 27, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might allowing cameras inside the U.S. Supreme Court chambers affect news coverage of their cases? What might be the pros and cons of video coverage of Supreme Court cases for both viewers and the Supreme Court?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to CNN's Jeffrey Toobin, what issue regarding President Obama's health care law was discussed yesterday in the U.S. Supreme Court? According to Toobin, how did the judges appear to react to these arguments? What is your opinion about arguments regarding the timing of the hearing? How do you think that supporters and critics of the health care reform law feel about the timing of the hearing?

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Who is the leader of the Roman Catholic Church? How would you describe the tone of the crowd waiting for Pope Benedict XVI in Mexico? According to the report, what message did Pope Benedict XVI include in his sermon? In your view, what is the significance of a religious leader visiting a country?

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What technique does Nelson Dellis use for memorization? What might be the advantages of relying on the memorization technique seen in the program versus other ways of finding information (e.g. Internet searches)? Would you want to learn the memorization technique featured in the report? Why or why not? Do you have any unique methods of memorizing information? Explain.

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