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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 7:09 PM EDT, Wed April 11, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- April 12, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How can reporters effectively communicate changing and breaking news to a television audience?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What was the magnitude of yesterday's earthquake near Indonesia? How did residents and officials react to this quake? How might authorities alert residents of a possible tsunami after an earthquake? How might authorities best communicate this information in urban and rural areas?

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What is autism? According to the report, what is the unemployment rate for Americans with autism? What are some ways in which this challenge is being addressed? How else do you think it could be addressed?

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According to the segment: What role do some dogs play in the U.S. military? How have these dogs saved lives? What unique characteristics may make these dogs useful for military service? What strengths might different breeds have? Can you think of other ways in which animals could serve in the Armed Forces? Explain.

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