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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:26 PM EDT, Wed October 10, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use these questions to help students understand today's featured news stories
  • Today's Daily Discussion includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- October 11, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Among radio, TV, Internet, and print, what do you think is the best way to experience an interview? Why? How might different media lead to different experiences?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the segment: What was the subject of yesterday's hearing by a House committee? What questions were raised during this hearing? How do you think Congress could use the information it learns?

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According to today's report: Who is Malala? What is the subject of her blog? What does Malala say about the education and rights of women in her part of Pakistan? What was your reaction to Malala's interview? What recently happened to Malala? What is the likely reason why she was targeted? Why do you think that the rights of women are protected in some parts of the world but not in others?

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Who are the Democratic and Republican nominees for vice president? How would you describe the educational and professional backgrounds of these two nominees? According to the report, what is the significance of the vice presidential debate? If you could ask these nominees a question during the debate, what would you ask? How would you expect each nominee to answer?

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