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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:30 PM EDT, Sun June 3, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- June 4, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Should audience interest in a story determine how much coverage a story receives in the news? Why or why not?

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Daily Discussion Questions

Who is Hosni Mubarak? Why was he sentenced to life in prison? Why did some Egyptians protest after Mubarak's trial? What do you think are the biggest challenges ahead for Egypt?

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What is the current U.S. unemployment rate? How did this rate compare to the month before? What is taken into account when calculating the unemployment rate? Why do you think this method is used? What flaws do some experts say exist in figuring out the unemployment rate? Why do you think that this rate is watched so closely?

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According to the program: What changes were made to Poteet High School's graduation ceremony, and why? What did people say about this decision? What is your opinion of this issue? Do you think that your school would have responded in a similar manner? Why or why not?

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