Tell NPR to Call a Lie a Lie

National Public Radio has announced that it will never refer to a lie by a U.S. president as a lie.

Sign this petition to NPR News:

Straightforward honesty is called for at this time. It's time to call a lie a lie. Change your policy.


151-175 of 45838 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45688 1 year ago Mr. Ludiwg Vista, CA
45687 1 year ago Anonymous Phoenix, AZ Please keep the integrity of your coverage. Don't sell out!
45686 1 year ago Jeanette Walker el paso, TX One person, one vote!
45685 1 year ago Norman Coontz Sonoma, CA Minimizing the president's compulsive lying only supports and encourages him to continue to do so, while also diminishing the perception that he is unfit to be president. That's not a biased conclu...
45684 1 year ago Margaret Solomon Incline Village, NV Yours is the only station that I trust. don't fudge on the truth.
45683 1 year ago Kiss Myass SLC, UT You can't change the rules now you jack rabbit
45682 1 year ago Annette Kastner Charlottesville, VA
45681 1 year ago Queen Of Green Christi Kelly PUEBLO, CO
45680 1 year ago Elise Kapnick Glencoe, IL
45679 1 year ago Virginia Gaines Santa Fe, NM
45678 1 year ago James Hessenthaler Philadelphia , PA We need to do this early and every time it occurs. Do not wait until it is too late to reverse where this is going. We need to learn the lesson from 1933 Germany.
45677 1 year ago Jeff Burns Port Orchard, WA We need a source of information that is not political double talk. When even NPR will shade the truth rather than reporting objectively what chance do the American people have to self government?
45676 1 year ago Elise Kapnick Glencoe, IL
45675 1 year ago Anonymous Westchester , IL I will not make another donation until you act like te trusted media you used to be.
45674 1 year ago Richard Bradus San Francisco, CA The press must do their job - ask questions, demand answers, and call a spade a spade. A lie is a lie, and must be challenged as such.
45673 1 year ago Lorelei Kitrick Charlotte , NC Have always looked to NPR for "real" news. Is koch $ influencing the "alternative fact" trend?
45672 1 year ago Kent Anderson Peoria, IL
45671 1 year ago Doug Johnston Hove, ot
45670 1 year ago MEGAN MACKEY PITTSFIELD, MA
45669 1 year ago Eileen Haddon Randolph, VT NOW is the time Americans, and the world, need to know that NPR reports are created with integrity. At a time when it's normal for the President to lie and to threaten banning of media resources who...
45668 1 year ago Margaret Nelson Boston, MA
45667 1 year ago forest gregory halfway, OR By not labeling Trump's prove able to be false statements as lies NPR is joining the Trump's fake news mentality. Your listeners, supporters and democracy deserve a higher standard of reporting news.
45666 1 year ago Thomas Seamans Little Genesee, NY We fear that you may fear losing certain sponsors, but maybe that is a risk you need to take. Stop being meager and strongly and fully stand against what is going on and ALL that is wrong. Help save...
45665 1 year ago suzanne collins marin city, CA Please don't make me stop listening to you. Stand up for us all and do the right thing. There are plenty of cases where Trump has told provable lies. The not being able to tell what's in his head is...
45664 1 year ago Deanna Ross Coloado Springs, CO As long as media is intimidated by the power of any government bureau or by the office of the Whitehouse, the people are abandoned. If something is a lie , all media must band together to call it a...
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Background:
> Adam Johnson, FAIR: NPR's No-"Lie" Policy and the Limits of Impartiality in the Trump Era
> CEPR: When It Comes to Saying Donald Trump Lied, NPR Says It Can't Get Into a Politician's Head, Unlike the Other Times When It Apparently Can