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.


176-200 of 45830 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45655 10 months ago Jeanne Cecil Fort Worth, TX
45654 10 months ago Anne Alexander Northampton, NY
45653 10 months ago Marta Hullihen Newark, CA
45652 10 months ago Annette Ancel-Wisner Shell Lake, WI
45651 10 months ago Anonymous Daly City, CA "Speak Truth To Power". Citizens of the United States expect factual information!
45650 10 months ago Judith Miller Weston, OH
45649 10 months ago Carlos Echevarria Inglewood, CA
45648 10 months ago Brigitte Kay New York, NY NPR please don't disappoint your listeners or your funding might go down!
45647 10 months ago Deborah Arnason Pageland, SC I am a supporter of WFAE in Charlotte. I understand NPR is fearful of losing more Federal funds, but we must speak TRUTH TO POWER. A lie is a lie.
45646 10 months ago Anonymous Flourtown , PA Don't dance around facts. Trump lies constantly, no matter what he calls his words.
45645 10 months ago Joe Pickering Bangor, ME That isn't a policy ..that is not telling the truth to your audience !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
45644 10 months ago Shaina Rivera Windsor, CT
45643 10 months ago Douglas Chalmers Schulenburg, TX
45642 10 months ago Tom Parsons San Diego, CA
45641 10 months ago Shaina Rivera Windsor, CT
45640 10 months ago Anonymous El Paso, TX
45639 10 months ago Lynda Dobens Nashua, NH Trump is a garish mutation. You have to hold him responsible for all his prevarications, half truths, and bold faced lies. He is toxic to our nation.
45638 10 months ago Gerald Paone Chatsworth, CA
45637 10 months ago richard collins waltham, MA
45636 10 months ago ROBERT WILLIS VANCOUVER, WA TRUMP IS THE BIGGEST LIYER I KNOW.
45635 10 months ago Chrys Barnes San Luis Obispo, CA Don't be part of the "You Decide" form of impotent news coverage. Journalism is supposed to report facts that have been properly vetted and to give commentary which is supported by logic. Providin...
45634 10 months ago wendy sacks Brookln, NY This is not the time to play it safe. We have endless examples of Trump and his team lying. Call it a lie when he lies.

If you're worried about your funding, don't worry. It's pretty clear ...
45633 10 months ago Ida Blum Prairie du Chien , WI
45632 10 months ago Genevieve Meyer Seattle, WA Please no alternative facts!
45631 10 months ago Joe Holdner Brooklyn, NY NPR is bound to lose its funding under this administration one way or another so why equivocate on what is an unsubstantiated lie.
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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