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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 12:00 AM EDT, Wed October 17, 2012
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  • 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 17, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

If you were a reporter covering a town hall-style debate, what video and audio elements would you include in your report? How would they be different than what you'd include in a report on a standard debate?

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Daily Discussion Questions

Describe the format of last night's presidential debate. How was it different from the first debate? How do you think this debate format impacted the way the candidates delivered their messages?

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Did you watch last night's debate? If so, who do you think won? If not, why didn't you watch?

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Who is Hillary Clinton? What did she say about who should be held accountable for security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya? How did a group of Senate Republicans respond to her statement? What are your thoughts about her statement?

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What feat was Chuck Yeager the first to accomplish? Why did he say this accomplishment was significant for the U.S.?

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If you had to name a toy the "best" of all time, what would it be? Why?

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