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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:48 PM EDT, Sun May 20, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- May 21, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might international media coverage impact the cause of a human rights activist? Why might some countries try to restrict this coverage?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What is the G8? According to the program, what were some issues discussed at the recent G8 summit? What criteria do you think the G8 used in selecting these issues? What other global issues, if any, would you want the international community to tackle? Why?

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Who is Chen Guangcheng? Why was Chen recently at the center of tension between the U.S. and China? Do you think that this tension has been resolved? Why or why not?

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What is "Taps"? What words would you use to describe this musical piece? In the report, what do some people say about the significance of "Taps"? Can you think of other uniquely American musical compositions? What role do those pieces play in American culture?

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