Deggans: 'Most mainstream news outlets played Favre story about right'

National Sports Journalism Center
They focused on the Brett Favre sexting allegations when enough evidence surfaced to make pointed questions necessary, says Eric Deggans. "Given that it was about a long-ago event only unearthed after some serious ethical shortcuts, I'm not sure how a traditional news outlet could have chased this story while remaining fair to Favre and Jennifer Sterger."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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