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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:33 PM EDT, Wed May 2, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- May 3, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Can media coverage about bullying change attitudes toward the issue? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What did President Obama say about the war in Afghanistan? What were some reactions to the timing of the president's trip? What is your opinion of this issue? What are your thoughts about the war in Afghanistan? Do you think it will factor in to the upcoming U.S. presidential election? Explain.

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What announcement did former House Speaker Newt Gingrich make with regard to his presidential campaign? Why do you think that he made this announcement? Do you think that Gingrich's action will impact the race for the White House? If so, how? If not, why not?

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What does U.S. field hockey player Katie Reinprecht say about training with U.S. Navy SEALs? What do you think might be the pros and cons of having an Olympic team train with the Navy SEALs? How do you think that the Navy SEALs would fare if they played field hockey against Reinprecht's Olympic team?

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What did Gabrielle Jones write about in an essay on her childhood? What award did Jones win for her essay? What does Jones say about her life now? What was your reaction to Jones' story? Can you think of other positive ways in which young people could address the issue of bullying?

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