Penn State student publication ‘kills’ former editor who prematurely killed Joe Paterno

In an April Fools’ Day stunt few followers found funny, Penn State student publication Onward State sent out a tweet announcing the death of its former managing editor, Devon Edwards, who was responsible for prematurely tweeting news of former football coach Joe Paterno’s death in January. This Storify captures the tweets and response:



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    Who knows if Joe Paterno is saved to use him as any kind of example?
    Okay, granted, maybe some people do know, but the truth is, most of us
    don’t, so using him as an evangelical analogy is just spinning a story.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sam-Cooper/1479630511 Sam Cooper

    For the record, I was making fun of that kid when I re-tweeted him…

    https://twitter.com/#!/Coop_Sauce/status/186554025204908033 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sam-Cooper/1479630511 Sam Cooper

    For the record, I was making fun of that kid when I re-tweeted him…

    https://twitter.com/#!/Coop_Sauce/status/186554025204908033