Twin Cities editor doesn't buy Denton's explanation for running Favre sexting story

City Pages | Poynter Online
Gawker Media boss Nick Denton tells Kevin Hoffman: "Our ethics policy? To publish the real story, the one that so-called sports journalists have spent their careers avoiding." Hoffman responds: "In this case, we're merely talking about a sexy story calibrated to get pageviews. And in order to publish it, Deadspin editor-in-chief A.J. Daulerio betrayed his confidentiality agreement with his source, humiliating her." || Related: Yes, there is a Favre with ties to Poynter, but...

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