Ebola, the News Cycle, and the Affliction of Short Attention Spans

November 10, 2014 8:56 PM

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Remember when we were trying not to panic about Ebola? Seems like that was only yesterday. Oh wait -- it was only yesterday. But it already seems as if we are trying to remember that we were trying not to panic.

I listened to my favorite news radio station out of New York City while driving to the office yesterday. They address all of the major news stories in the first eight minutes of every hour and half hour. I listened from the top of the hour for the full eight minutes, until traffic and weather rolled...

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