On this Easter Sunday, journalists the world over have begun honoring the memory of a professional god, Mike Wallace, who passed away last night at age 93.
The 60 Minutes correspondent’s unmistakable M.O. was a clarion call to the profession for countless reporters. Here are some of this morning’s first wave of tender Twitter messages posted by SoCal journalists:
TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman meanwhile took to the airwaves of CNN this morning to discuss Wallace’s death with Howard Kurtz on Reliable Sources. At the time of this posting, “Mike Wallace” was the second most active LA trending topic on Twitter after “Happy Easter.” RIP.