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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:57 PM EDT, Sun April 1, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- April 2, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might information intended to promote an event differ from a news report on the same event?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What Nobel Peace Price winner was elected to a seat in Myanmar's parliament? How did some voters react to Myanmar's elections? How many political parties are running in these elections? How might a campaign in an election with many parties be different from a campaign in an election with few parties?

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What reasons might an employer give for requesting access to an employee's Facebook account? How did the employee featured in today's report respond to this request? Do you think that employers should have access to potential employees' social networking accounts? Why or why not?

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Why is Canada stopping the production of new pennies? What might be the pros and cons of not having pennies? Do you think that other countries are likely to take similar action? Why or why not?

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