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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; FYI...I posted the following to my facebook page and to the article out on ESPN: Dear ESPN, While I realize the "E" in your name stands for "Entertainment", I would like you realize that you SHOULD have some journalistic integrity ...

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Old 04-25-2012, 11:12 AM   #11
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FYI...I posted the following to my facebook page and to the article out on ESPN:

Dear ESPN,
While I realize the "E" in your name stands for "Entertainment", I would like you realize that you SHOULD have some journalistic integrity while "reporting" sports stories. Your latest coverage of the New Orleans Saints GM wiretapping "scandal" is laughable. When you are proven wrong for running a story with no EVIDENCE, I hope the Saints sue you so bad that the "S" in your name will stand for "Saints". Running a story from an unknown source, with ZERO proof is irresponsible. Quit making up news stories. After this latest report, TMZ has surpassed you in journalistic integrity. You are now among the ranks of "The National Inquirer".

Funny reporting:

ESPN: "A Louisiana state police task force is investigating..."

NFL: "Col. Mike Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said Tuesday. "We assigned a trooper that works with the FBI to follow their investigation. These are allegations at this point."

More shock journalism by ESPN....ONE state trooper = not a task force.

Even though the NFL is now talking about this, they are being VERY careful about their choice of words. ESPN? Not so much
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:57 PM   #13
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The problem with today's social media age. Someone runs their mouth posts a stupid fake article and it takes legs.

I can't wait for the defamation lawsuit, its going to be a beauty.
It doesn't work that way.......or FOX Noise would be sued for slander every day.
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:08 PM   #14
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ESPN Reporter John Barr

EDIT: John Barr - not Mike

Apparently this guy has been hounding anyone close to Loomis or Payton for some scoop. He's on a witch hunt and is trying to dig up anything he can. If anyone has his email ir contact number, post it here so we can bombard his a$$

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Old 07-22-2012, 08:08 PM   #15
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Scumbag reporter.
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Old 07-22-2012, 09:43 PM   #16
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Scumbag reporter.
So maybe... scumbagreporter@ESPN.com?
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:10 PM   #17
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Naw that ones an all call to the entire staff.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:38 AM   #19
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First, he'll be on the radio this morning on ESPN with two of the biggest jerks at ESPN

Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview July 23, 2012 - ESPN

His bio is no longer available on ESPN

John Barr News, Videos, Photos, and PodCasts - ESPN

Be Informed...

Local Media Take

Analyst: ESPN reporter 'was on a mission' | wwltv.com New Orleans

Even Florio was bothered by this story...

New allegations against Saints must be investigated | ProFootballTalk

And Barr was not alone in the witch hunt...

NFL has to investigate Saints; allegations of eavesdropping a big deal - ESPN

What the hell is an independent operative being hired by ESPN for?

Mark Kreidler - Kreidler Communications

But the most interesting story on what has transpired may be here...

Was This Former Saints Electrician The Source For ESPN's Wiretapping Story?

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His bio is down but he cant hide.

http://blackandgold.com/saints/43439...r-mission.html (Analyst: ESPN reporter 'was on a mission')

I posted this a while back:
"John Barr is the trifecta of Saints hatred.
John Barr | ESPN MediaZone

Reporter in Atlanta,
Prior to that Minneapolis
Stint in Indiana, also graduated from Indiana University

Colts/Falcons/Vikings..... No wonder he hates the Saints lol"
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