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Joe Paterno Dies (For Real This Time)

So what will his legacy be? Will it be 46 years as a football legend, including 409 victories, 24 bowl wins, five undefeated/untied seasons and two national titles? Or will it be the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal that led to his firing?

The Slippery Slope: Reporting Joe Paterno’s ‘Death’

Journalism 101 — check your sources. How an erroneous report from a Penn State student website led to widespread reporting that simply wasn’t true. Vivek Rampgopal says in this day and age we can expect to bad reporting like this once every few months.