(Breitbart) Lisa Bonchek Adams is currently hospitalized and being treated for Stage IV breast cancer. Since her diagnosis in October of 2012 at the age of 37, this mother of three has been blogging and tweeting about what she has been through mentally, personally, physically, and medically. For a chilling and revealing reason, former New York Times editor Bill Keller has a big problem with this.
First it was Keller's wife Emma Keller who on January 8 went after Adams in the left-wing Guardian with a piece titled, "Forget funeral selfies. What are the ethics of tweeting a terminal illness?" Because Mrs. Keller published Direct Messages she received from Adams via Twitter and without permission, for ethical reasons the Guardian has taken the article down. But the gist of Mrs. Keller's criticism was aimed at Adams' decision to publicly share her experience:
"... I felt embarrassed at my voyeurism. Should there be boundaries in this kind of experience? Is there such a thing as TMI? Are her tweets a grim equivalent of deathbed selfies, one step further than funeral selfies? Why am I so obsessed?"
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