a report of what someone has said which does not reproduce the exact words

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When speaking about oneself, should Konjunktiv I or Indikativ be used?

I was reading about the use of Konjunktiv I, and read that it is really only used by reporters. However, this got me thinking, if I were a reporter, and I were talking about something I said, would ...
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Subclauses in reported speech: conjunctive or indikative?

The question is on the highlighted verb in this quote from Rotkäppchen. Es wird auch erzählt, dass einmal, als Rotkäppchen der alten Großmutter wieder Gebackenes brachte, ein anderer Wolf es ...
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Indirect speech in this context

If I want to say, I told you I was proud of you, what do I say? Ich sagte dir, dass ich auf dich stolz sei. Ich sagte dir, dass ich auf dich stolz wäre.