Minnesota Reporter Explains Why Covering Favre Scandal Was Beneath Him

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A reporter for a local, “mainstream” Minnesota news outlet wrote a post explaining why he didn’t cover Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre’s sex scandal until MONTHS after it first broke.His excuse: “all readers and competitors had to go on was an editor’s second-hand account.”

“There wasn’t enough for me to add my professional voice to Deadspin’s megaphone.”

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