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Writer Involved in Joe Paterno Death Flap Fired by CBS Sports

Adam Jacobi, the CBS Sports writer who ran with an erroneous tweet about Joe Paterno‘s death, has been let go by CBS. Jacobi’s story was almost immediately challenged by the New York Times’ Mark Viera. But that didn’t stop the story’s embarrassing rampage through the blogosphere.

H/T Deadspin

Previously on FishbowlLA: Premature Reports of Paterno’s Death Embarrass Major Media Outlets

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