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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:32 PM EDT, Sun October 21, 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 22, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Why do you think that news media often cover stories about world religions? What kinds of information do audiences get from these kinds of stories? Do you think this coverage is important? Why or why not?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What is currently happening in the country of Lebanon? Where is this country located?

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What neighbor of Lebanon has experienced civil war in recent months? Why do you think there is concern about unrest spreading to Lebanon?

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What is meant by the term "canonization"? According to the report, why was the Catholic Church's recent canonization announcement significant, especially for Catholics in the U.S.?

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What special event is the Muslim world observing this week? Who makes this journey? What is the destination for this event?

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What is the topic of tonight's final presidential debate? What kinds of issues could come up under that topic?

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In your opinion, what are the challenges for both former Governor Romney and President Obama in this final debate? If you could ask each candidate a question about foreign policy, what would it be? How would you like each candidate to answer your question?

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