In an e-mailed pitch for a sit-down, Noyes suggests it wouldn't be in her best interest to talk to the Chron -- "Do you really want to use the newspaper that has done so many favorable articles on Gavin and has ignored critical stories?''
M&R also quote a Noyes e-mail as saying:
- "When people want to get their side out, they go to the toughest, most well-known journalists. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton go to 60 Minutes, others go to 20/20. Locally, it's me ...''
But where did M&R get Noyes' e-mails? Their column doesn't say. However, as Noyes' blog makes clear, they came from Benefits Magazine's Tim Gaskin, where Tourk once worked. Noyes sent Ross an e-mail after the column item ran saying, "Really curious why the source of the e-mails was not explored in your column – wasn’t it newsworthy to whom I was writing?"
SFist.com says the feuding shows "we have a little competition going between the two-biggest/baddest investigative teams in the city. Yes, it's an investigative team catfight. Meow."