Found January 27, 2012 on Sports Media Watch:
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CBS Sports writer Adam Jacobi told The Washington Post Friday that he has been fired for erroneously reporting the death of Joe Paterno hours before the coach passed away. Jacobi reported that Paterno died Saturday night based on a Twitter post by the independent Penn State website Onward State. However, he did not explicitly cite Onward State until it became clear later in the night that the Twitter post was erroneous. It is with no small amount of irony that [...]
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