Yes, there's a Favre on Poynter's faculty, but...

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"Brett is a distant cousin in six different ways," writes Gregory Favre. "I am 34 years older than he. I have never met him. I did know his grandfather. I left home 15 years before he was born. He doesn't know how to pronounce our name, and neither do any of the sportscasters. Or Deadspin, for that matter."
> It took the NFL to get Deadspin's story in MSM
> Deadspin item "was the start of a real reporter's work"

  • 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, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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