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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:59 PM EDT, Tue April 10, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- April 11, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you respond to seeing public apologies in the media? What do you think are the pros and cons of making a public apology?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What decision did former Sen. Rick Santorum announce yesterday with regard to his Republican presidential campaign? What factors do you think Santorum considered before making this decision? How do you think that Santorum's decision will affect the race to the White House?

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Who is Fidel Castro? What did Florida Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen say about Fidel Castro? Why was this statement controversial? How did the Marlins organization react to Guillen's statement? What is your opinion of Guillen's original statement and his apology? Did you agree with the punishment? Why or why not? Have you ever said something that you later regretted? Have you ever stopped yourself from saying something because of the possible consequences?

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What role did New York City's Pier 59 play in history? In the report, how were historic events involving Pier 59 described? Where do you think this information came from? What does Pier 59 look like today? What factors might determine whether a historic site is preserved throughout time?

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