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5:10 PM ET, January 22, 2012

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Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
How false reports of Joe Paterno's death were spread and debunked  —  News spread quickly Saturday evening that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had died.  Except, he hadn't.  —  Here is an account of how it happened.  —  We have made it easy to comment on posts …
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Craig Silverman / Poynter:
False Paterno death reports highlight journalists' hunger for glory  —  As many people are now aware, on Saturday evening, a student news organization at Penn State reported that former football coach Joe Paterno had died.  The information was picked up by CBS Sports and other major news outlets, and it spread quickly on Twitter.
Davis Shaver / Onward State:
What Happened Last Night  —  Last night was one of the worst moments of my entire life.  But before I can explain what happened, you need to know a bit about Onward State.  Onward State is a community news site, and that means that most decisions are made in a collaborative environment.
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
MPAA Directly & Publicly Threatens Politicians Who Aren't Corrupt Enough To Stay Bought  —  Reinforcing the fact that Chris Dodd really does not get what's happening, and showing just how disgustingly corrupt the MPAA relationship is with politicians, Chris Dodd went on Fox News …
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Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Europe Says It Won't Adopt ‘Bad’ Digital Policy Like SOPA
Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
The struggle against Sopa and Pipa is not over
Ginger Gibson / The Politico:
Newt Gingrich and the press: Secret pals  —  It's a regular feature of the 2012 GOP presidential debates — that moment when Newt Gingrich takes a deep breath, then proceeds to rip the insipid moderator and the conflict-and scandal-mongering press.  —  His latest exercise …
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Marc Fisher / Washington Post:
Polarized news market has altered the political process in South Carolina primary
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Megaupload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over Viral Video (Exclusive)  —  Amid a criminal case that forced the shutdown of Megaupload, the company has dismissed UMG from a lawsuit over a video that showed many stars endorsing the site.  But that doesn't mean the case is over.
Arthur S. Brisbane / New York Times:
Keeping Them Honest  —  AS election season rhetoric heats up, so does the demand for aggressive examination of candidates' claims.  —  This is not new.  The “fact-checking” movement, shorthand for news organizations' rebuttal of factual claims, has been building for years.
Discussion: Naked Politics and Erik Wemple
Somini Sengupta / Bits:
A Move to Investigate the Investigators in WikiLeaks Case  —  This much is known: In its hunt for information about three people it believes to be associated with the whistle-blower site WikiLeaks, the Justice Department has sought to extract details about them and their communications on Twitter.
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The newsonomics of signature content  —  What's your signature content?  —  Quick: If somebody buttonholed you in an elevator, a school play, or a bar, and said, “Why should I pay you for that?”  — what do you tell them?  —  Each passing week, it seems we're further into the age of signature content.
Discussion: Forbes
Tim Carman / Washington Post:
And that's why we test  —  The storyout of Chile was enough to make a publisher's blood turn colder than a liquid nitrogen milkshake.  In late December, the country's Supreme Court ruled that the newspaper La Tercera had to shell out more than $160,000 to 13 victims who were burned while trying to fry churros in hot oil.
Discussion: Future of Journalism
 
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