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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:33 PM EDT, Sun October 14, 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 15, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

When producing a story about the winner of a prestigious award, what information would you want to present to your audience? What sources would you consult in order to include that information?

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Daily Discussion Questions

Who is Malala Yousufzai, and what is her cause? What happened to her last week? Who attacked her?

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What do you know about the Taliban? Why do you think they want Malala to stop advocating her cause? How have people in Karachi, Pakistan responded to the attack on Malala? Why do you think that they are willing to raise their voices for this cause?

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What does your education mean to you? If someone or something were an obstacle to your education, what would you be willing to do about it?

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What organization was named as winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize? Why did the Nobel Committee select this group? What is your opinion of the committee's decision?

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Who is Felix Baumgartner? What feat did he accomplish yesterday? What do you think drives someone to push boundaries in a quest for a world record?

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