Ebola in the media: Leveson has failed to find a cure for health journalism

  • Nooreen Akhtar

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

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All too predictably, the Ebola crisis has been accompanied by any number of breathless headlines – not all of them sensible. “Experts fear ISIS jihadists may infect themselves to spread virus in West,” appeared in the Daily Mail a few days ago, following up on various reports in other countries. Not so, according to senior security people in the US. Jeh Johnson, the homeland security secretary, made clear a few days later that, “we’ve seen no specific credible evidence” to support anything of the sort.

Period21 Oct 2014

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