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.


201-225 of 45842 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45642 2.2 years ago Tom Parsons San Diego, CA
45641 2.2 years ago Shaina Rivera Windsor, CT
45640 2.2 years ago Anonymous El Paso, TX
45639 2.2 years 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 2.2 years ago Gerald Paone Chatsworth, CA
45637 2.2 years ago richard collins Waltham, MA
45636 2.2 years ago ROBERT WILLIS VANCOUVER, WA TRUMP IS THE BIGGEST LIYER I KNOW.
45635 2.2 years 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 2.2 years 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 2.2 years ago Ida Blum Prairie du Chien , WI
45632 2.2 years ago Genevieve Meyer Seattle, WA Please no alternative facts!
45631 2.2 years ago Joseph Holdner Olivebridge, NY NPR is bound to lose its funding under this administration one way or another so why equivocate on what is an unsubstantiated lie.
45630 2.2 years ago Oneida Darley Ocala , FL You must be straightforward.
45629 2.2 years ago Greg Moehl Story City, IA ...and yes, we contribute on a sustaining basis to both Iowa PR and Iowa PTV.
That's getting really hard to continue to justify, when you normalize the fascists of the GOP and fail to call them ...
45628 2.2 years ago Mitchell Dormont Monroe Township, NJ The history of Presidential lying, in this country, has gotten us into at least 3 wars, for starters. At its present level, it is poised to become something out of Orwellian fantasy!!!
45627 2.2 years ago Sally Morgan Reston, VA
45626 2.2 years ago Anonymous New York, NY Call a liar a liar and a lie is a lie is a lie....
45625 2.2 years ago Eileen Elliott Hancock, NH
45624 2.2 years ago James Bryant Floresville , TX You gotta serve somebody
It may be the devil it may be the lord
But you gotta serve somebody
45623 2.2 years ago Caroline Ramsay Merriam Wadhington, DC
45622 2.2 years ago Rebecca Haby Castroville, TX
45621 2.2 years ago John espe Edmonds, WA I only listen to NPR for news. KUOW in Seattle is my go to station. News organizations need to call out the Trump administration and the Republican congress when ever they tell lies or half truths. ...
45620 2.2 years ago Joanne Tollison Petersburg , MI Must call a spade a spade.
45619 2.2 years ago David Saperia Santa Monica, CA
45618 2.2 years ago Norman Coontz Sonoma, CA A lie is a lie! When Trump repeatedly makes assertions that are false and that he has been corrected on several times, he is clearly and knowingly spreading lies! Help to make him own his lies. D...
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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