Wikipedia author: False entry was joke

A man who posted false information on an online encyclopedia linking a prominent journalist to the Kennedy assassinations says he was playing a trick on a co-worker.

Brian Chase, 38, ended up resigning from his job and apologizing to John Seigenthaler Sr., the former publisher of the Tennessean newspaper and founding editorial director of USA Today. — Wikipedia author: False entry was joke (CNN)

I used a dissasembled version of this story for part of my news writing final. It seemed appropriate.