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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:08 PM EDT, Mon June 4, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- June 5, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What kind of information might be useful to the public about a specific wildfire? What are some ways in which authorities could deliver this information to the public?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What issues have led to a recall vote for Wisconsin's governor? What have Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's supporters and critics said about him? What is your opinion of recall elections? Why do you think they are rare? Under what circumstances do you think a recall election might be appropriate? Under what circumstances might it not be appropriate?

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What is the purpose of "Disaster City"? In the report, what do rescuers say about training in this city? What are some ways in which Disaster City could simulate accurate conditions for rescuers? How might a simulation like Disaster City be different from a real disaster?

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According to the program: What proportion of new college graduates is estimated not to have a job lined up after graduation? What do some new graduates say about their future? What do you think a prospective employer might consider when comparing a new college graduate to an experienced worker?

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Would you want to live in the plane seen in today's show? Can you think of other kinds of objects that could be converted into non-traditional homes? Explain.

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