Should Apple have disclosed Jobs’ liver transplant?

Remember in January when Apple said its CEO Steve Jobs had a simple “hormone imbalance,” a condition that apparently affects teenagers and tech execs. Turns out he had a liver transplant shortly after that announcement. Apple insists Jobs’ health is a private matter. PR pro Gini Dietrich disagrees. “He has made himself a public figure synonymous with the brand; he is the face of the company,” she wrote on her blog. “Many believe his health is instrumental in the stock …

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