Originally Posted by Lazarus
...As for the alleged quote taken from boston.com which began this thread, itís not directly attributed, meaning while it says Palmer said it, it doesnít inform the reader who Palmer was alleged to have been speaking to nor who first reported it. This is an extremely poor example of journalism and if certain criteria not met, illegal...
Huh? Nick Cafardo is one of the most respected football writers in the country. The reason being is that he has football connections across the country and calls them on a regular basis. One of them would be Chris Palmer being that Chris was the QB coach in New England for 2 years. That Palmer would tell the guy where he was vacationing should lead you to assume it's a direct quote.
Calling football people across the nation. Gathering information. Presenting it to your readers on a regular basis. This is something our local rag should take note of and try sometime.