The press was slow to cover the spread of Ebola in West Africa. But with the arrival of the deadly virus in the U.S., the coverage kicked into high gear. It’s an alarming topic that calls for responsible coverage, but some accuse the media of going overboard. 


Jon Kelleris a political analyst for WBZ.

Farah Stockmanis a columnist for The Boston Globe. 

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University.

Joshua Bentonis the director of the Nieman Journalism Lab.