Ebola’s latest victim: privacy

Bob Collins writes:

News media has, basically, thrown the privacy book out the window when it comes to extending privacy.

CNN, in its story “Who is Nina Pham,” for example, drove to the woman’s church to get the dirt on the nurse, learning that she’s very religious. Ah.

Meanwhile, Amber Joy Vinson, another nurse infected with the Ebola virus after caring for Duncan, released a statement Thursday through the Kent State University website.

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