58 year-old veteran reporter and longtime host of Meet the Press, Tim Russert, died on the job earlier today at NBC’s Washington bureau studios of a heart attack. Although the press held off making an official announcement to allow for NBC and affiliates to break the news first—it’s common media courtesy after all—the story is all over the wires now. But not before getting updated by Wikipedia first, even beating longtime MSNBC colleague Tom Brokaw to the on air punch. |MSNBC|