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March 5, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might international news organizations cover the U.S. presidential election process? How might this differ from the way in which this process is covered in the U.S.?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the program, what was the impact of severe weather on parts of the U.S. over the weekend? What did the people seen in the report say about the storms’ effects? What do you think are the priorities and needs of storm survivors?

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What is known about a legal settlement pertaining to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill? What do you think that each side of this settlement would say about this agreement? What is your opinion about this issue?

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What percentage of African-American voters voted for President Obama in 2008? Why do some of those voters say they may or may not vote for President Obama in this year’s presidential election? What else do you think voters might take into account in advance of this year’s presidential election?

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