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Play of the Day: How the Media Should Be Covering the Ebola Virus

The CDC announcement was actually good news, claims The Daily Show.

ABC's Good Morning America opens with a terrifying soundtrack to introduce the news of Ebola's arrival in Dallas, Texas. Menacing beats play in the background of an aired press conference with the CDC. The list of frightening media coverage goes on. Comedian Jon Stewart has a proposal for these dramatic news broadcasts: stop trying to scare the American public. After all, the likelihood of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is incredibly small.

Plus: Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns after news of the agency's ineptitudes broke last week. In her place, Congress offers a few helpful suggestions on how the department can better protect the White House.