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Poynter: How false reports of Joe Paterno’s death were spread and debunked

by Jeff Sonderman Published Jan. 21, 2012 9:58 pm News spread quickly Saturday evening that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had died. Except, he hadn’t. Here is an account of how it happened. [View the story “False reports of Joe Paterno’s death” on Storify]






2011 as told in Twitter






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Twitter in 60 seconds






The death of Osama bin Laden: Social media timeline

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Followup 2: The death of Osama bin Laden

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Followup 1: The death of Osama bin Laden

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NPR’s Andy Carvin on the impact of Twitter on journalism

Twitter and Facebook have been conduits of information throughout the protests in the Arab world. But that news has been atomized, second by second accounts coming from hundreds of unknown sources. Into that relentless stream has stepped NPR’s Andy Carvin, who’s become a one-stop clearinghouse of news by vetting sources and trying to verify individual […]