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Brand Selvia

Others can make themselves look bad

Posted Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 12:45 PM
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  • Well said. Meetings do bring out both the bad and good in us. We should participate, we should attend, we can get emotional. Just remember to think before we react. And if we don't someone will remember, so own up to it, and do better next time.

    -- Posted by small town fan on Thu, Oct 10, 2019, at 4:08 PM
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    Its too bad that the BG doesn't hold to this same sense of fairness that you profess.

    Selectively deleted comments, shutting down commenting, and not allowing comments on certain articles does nothing but show that the BG does have a bias and a motive in how the conversation goes.

    -- Posted by dreadpirateroberts on Fri, Oct 11, 2019, at 2:44 PM
    Response by Brand Selvia, Staff Writer - Banner Graphic:
    Your comment has absolutely nothing to do with what I described in the post.
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    Actually it does, Brand.

    You wrote that someone's hurt feelings isn't going to stop you from reporting the news, and that you claim some sense of integrity in your reporting.

    I said that its too bad that the BG doesn't hold to the same sense of integrity as they routinely censor comments, etc.

    The comments are an important part of the story - as it often includes the audiences perception and point-of-view, as well as sometimes including other information that may not have been presented in the article. In addition, there are times when the bias presented by the original article needs to be refuted.

    So in a way - the BG is doing what you claim some-unnamed politician was doing... making themselves look bad by their behavior. Like the politician who took exception to your reporting, the BG often takes exception (and acts upon it) when someone comments about something the BG doesn't like.

    -- Posted by dreadpirateroberts on Sun, Oct 13, 2019, at 12:12 PM
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