VERIFY, VERIFY!!!

Poynter used Storify to show how false reports of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s death spread and were debunked. This is a great use of an important social media tool. It’s also a great way to teach a valuable lesson.

Let’s this be a reminder to all journalists and bloggers. Getting it first isn’t always getting it right.

See the full post below:

| Poynter.

How false reports of Joe Paterno’s death were spread and debunked | Poynter..

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