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In the Zone: Journalist ethics went out the window with latest Favre report

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"Don't shoot the messenger" has been an adage used by journalists when reporting controversial subjects, in essence saying the media is only reporting the facts of the story, not making them up.


But with the latest saga of the long-going Brett Favre Circus, the sports reporters have committed one of the deadly sins of journalism -- they are getting involved in the story.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.