Duck and Cover
“It’s a disappointment to me. I’m pissed off and embarrassed and completely weirded out that a journalism institution that should be seeking out facts and details is basically pandering to hysteria. . . .
“The most disappointing part of this bad decision is the disservice to the fine journalism students at Syracuse’s Newhouse School. What a missed opportunity to teach future media professionals how to seek out accurate hard facts; backed up with full details about the Ebola crisis. I guess it is easier to pull the hysteria and xenophobia cards.”
—Michel du Cille, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, “Syracuse University disinvites Washington Post photographer because he was in Liberia 3 weeks ago,” Washington Post, Oct. 17, 2014 Image: Michel du Cille from his September Liberia trip/Washington Post
• Editorial Comment: Another teachable moment.
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