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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:48 PM EDT, Sun May 13, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- May 14, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

When might it be appropriate to insert humor into a news story? How might using humor influence the audience's reaction to the story?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What is the unemployment rate in Spain? According to the report, how have some Spaniards reacted to the political and economic situation there? To what extent, if any, do you think that protesters influence governments? Explain.

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Where was a World War II-era plane found recently? What is the condition of the plane? What do you think should happen to the wreckage of this plane? What do you think might be the challenges in finding out what happened to the pilot?

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What is significant about Virginia Tech University's 2012 graduating class? In the report, what did people say about the impact of the shootings in 2007? How have students been able to move beyond this tragedy?

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