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Daily Discussion - April 10, 2013

updated 5:49 PM EDT, Tue April 9, 2013
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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) -- April 10, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might news organizations get and verify information about a secretive government, such as that of North Korea?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What is the latest news regarding tensions between North Korea and the international community? Do these developments concern you? Why or why not? What do you think will happen with this situation in the near future?

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According to the program: What are economic conditions like in North Korea? How does the country take in money? Who have been some of North Korea's trading partners? Do you think the recent tensions surrounding North Korea could impact its trade and revenues? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Who is the new president of Kenya? Why, besides his election, is he significant? Do you think his legal issues could impact his presidency? Explain.

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What is the historical significance of the SS United States? What is the current status of the ship? How much does it cost to keep the ship afloat? What do the people in the video say about the significance of saving the SS United States? What do you think should happen to the ship? Why?

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