By Mark Memmott
Before we move on to the day's other stories, here's a quick look at some of the latest words about the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, who died Thursday:
-- Los Angeles Times: "Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy."
-- Rolling Stone: Jackson was "one of the most talented and eccentric performers in pop history."
-- The New York Times: "Tricky Steps From Boy To Superstar."
-- KNBC: "An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning. ... But it could take weeks to learn the exact cause of death while examiners wait for the results of a toxicology report."
-- Morning Edition: Jackson fans converged on the hospital:
And, critic Margo Jefferson discussed Jackson's rise from child singer to King of Pop:
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