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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:39 PM EST, Sun December 16, 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) -- December 17, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

With many details and different reports coming out immediately after a tragedy, how can the media ensure their reporting is accurate?

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Daily Discussion Questions

When did you first hear about Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut? What was your reaction? What questions do you still have about this incident?

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How have some people in Newtown reacted to the tragedy? What did President Obama say about it? In your view, what can a president do to help following an incident like the one in Newtown?

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According to the report: How did some teachers react during the shooting? What stories of heroism have you heard with regard to the shooting in Newtown? How do you think these people managed to respond in the way they did?

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What does Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy say about the concept of community? What was your reaction to his words? How might the members of Newtown's community rely on each other in the wake of the shooting?

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In what ways do you think people across the country could help or show support for the community of Newtown?

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