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King Of Pop Dies

mjackson.jpgWhat a strange, sad day in the entertainment world today. First, Farrah, and now a number of sources have confirmed that King of Pop Michael Jackson died this afternoon at the age of 50.

The New York Times‘ started live-blogging the coverage as soon as news broke that Jackson had been rushed to the hospital after suffering from cardiac arrest.

After the confirmation of his death was announced, the news turns to possible memorials: “Expect a number of Jackson music marathons in the days to come,” the Times reported. “According to our colleague Stuart Elliott: WCBS-FM, the oldies station in New York, is broadcasting some of Mr. Jackson’s greatest hits. The station said it would have special programming later in the day.”

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