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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:28 PM EDT, Mon April 16, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- April 17, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Is there an impact or influence on fans when they see an athlete promoting a charitable organization?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the segment: How does the U.S. government spend some of the money it collects in taxes? How do you think the government should spend this money? What are some significant events regarding the history of the federal income tax? What are some current debates over the tax code? Is there anything about income taxes that you would like to see changed? Explain.

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According to the program, what Middle Eastern capital city did a sandstorm strike recently? What do you think might be the dangers of sandstorms? How might people prepare for sandstorms? How do you think that local wildlife deal with these events?

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What is the purpose of the "Free2Play" campaign? What are some ways in which the campaign raises money? In the report, what do some professional baseball players say about the issue of child trafficking? What do you think might be the pros and cons of trying to raise money using a social media app?

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