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Daily Discussion - March 5, 2013

updated 7:02 PM EST, Mon March 4, 2013
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) -- March 5, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What is a citizen journalist? How might a citizen journalist's mission be different from that of a reporter who works for a news organization?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the program: Why did Kenya change its constitution after its last presidential election? How might violence affect elections? How are citizen journalists using social media to observe Kenya's elections? What might candidates, voters and the current government each say about these observers' efforts? Explain.

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What is HIV? How was a baby recently "functionally cured" of HIV? What did doctors say is significant about the baby's HIV status? Do you think this will impact the future of HIV treatment? Why or why not?

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What are some ways in which people waste food? How are some people in England addressing this issue? How have some consumers reacted to imperfect fruits and vegetables? Would you consider buying and eating produce that appeared imperfect, if you were assured it was still healthy? Explain.

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