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Second-Guessing a Blogger’s Life-and-Death Battle

Posted on 01/13/2014 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

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Story summary: Controversy erupted Monday when a column in the New York Times by Bill Keller repeated criticism voiced last week by his wife, writer Emma Keller, in The Guardian concerning Lisa Bonchek Adams, a New England woman who blogs and tweets about her treatment for cancer in New York City. The Kellers wrote about Adams and her social media activities, including 165,000 tweets about her treatment. Responding to the critique, Adams’ Twitter followers and many others took to the web in her defense.

 

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