Video: Tecumseh Herald Reporter Displays Unprofessionalism And Bias At School Board Meeting

Video: Tecumseh Herald Reporter Displays Unprofessionalism And Bias At School Board Meeting

“Greek Sailors on a Venetian Canal” by Friedrich Nerly

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

News reporters are supposed to be flies on the wall – observe and report, and if you’ve done your job right, no one remembers you were there. But The Tecumseh Herald reporter Kerry Hamilton Smith was anything but a fly at Tecumseh Public Schools’ organizational meeting Monday evening. Instead, she was a proverbial bull in the china shop of journalistic integrity.

Near the end of the meeting during the public comment portion, a terse back and forth between TPS board president Tim Simpson and vocal board opponent Bill Swift culminated with Simpson saying, “This whole town is tired of your BS,” to which Smith, the Herald‘s reporter, seconded, vocally saying to Swift, “It’s true. It’s true. It’s absolutely true.” You can watch the interaction in the timestamped (48:13) video below.

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Rabble–Rousing: The Courage of Speaking Up [Video]

Rabble–Rousing: The Courage of Speaking Up [Video]

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

People have the power to affect change in government at all levels, but many do not out of fear of retribution. That fear must end—especially in Lenawee County, Michigan.

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