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TE’O’S DEAD GIRLFRIEND: WHAT HAPPENED TO FACT CHECKING?

January 17, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The news media were being taken to task Wednesday for buying into the convoluted story of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s account of his relationship with a girl whom he had met after a football game and talked to every night — but who died of leukemia shortly after the death of his grandmother. Among […]

CBS REPORTS PATERNO DEATH PREMATURELY

January 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno died Sunday morning, although CBS News, using the technology that pushes news of major breaking events to mobile phones and tablets and to Twitter and Facebook users, posted word of his death on Saturday night. “Eye On College Football – Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies at 85 […]