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Brand Selvia

Re: South Putnam and Mr. Kinnaird's resignation

Posted Friday, July 31, 2020, at 7:00 AM
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    I guess freedom of speech or expression isn't as free as it used to be. Given some of the religious hypocrites and idiots I've met and known from the South Putnam school corporation, it doesn't surprise me that this kind of idiocy has flared up over there.

    -- Posted by DouglasQuaid on Sat, Aug 1, 2020, at 1:24 PM
  • Brandon,

    I think the reporting was excellent and executed in a proper way. You provided the information and allowed the reader to make his/ her own conclusions.

    This situation may show the divide but that position doesn't seem to be the underlying issue. The issue is free speech, responsibilities of executing free speech, and the responses from those who experience the free speech. The police brutality is just the vehicle. I believe we would be getting the same responses if someone held up a sign using lyrics from a song expressing violence against abortion providers.

    I am sure there are situations where you exercising free speech could hinder your job status, hurt your reputation, and/ or inform your readers to read your articles thru your political perspective lens.

    Most of us know there is potential action resulting from free speech. We see it all the time and all political perspectives want to take action when they are offended by or politically disagree with the message.

    I understand when people wish to share disagreement when you provide a differing viewpoint. I have expressed in the past with some of your blogs. Actually, the format is hoping for reaction via comments. That being said, I do feel bad for the accusations you faced. You did your job. As a reporter, you reported. You did so accurately. You allowed me to access the information and reach my own thoughts.

    I applaud your work in this case and trust your employers do likewise.

    -- Posted by beg on Mon, Aug 3, 2020, at 5:25 PM
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