newyorker: Teju Cole writes: “Is Ebola the ISIS of biological…

newyorker:

Teju Cole writes:

“Is Ebola the ISIS of biological agents? Is Ebola the Boko Haram of AIDS? Is Ebola the al-Shabaab of dengue fever? Some say Ebola is the Milosevic of West Nile virus. Others say Ebola is the Ku Klux Klan of paper cuts.”

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There MUST be a market for smart news coverage.  I refuse to believe when you aim to provide news coverage in mainstream media channels, this is the only result. There are thousands of people employed by billion-dollar companies battling it out in this market everyday, and yet the conclusion I must draw is all of them are not trying hard enough, not thinking creatively enough.

If I’m wrong, then I can’t even.