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 45830 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45630 10 months ago Oneida Darley Ocala , FL You must be straightforward.
45629 10 months 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 10 months ago Mithell 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 10 months ago Sally Morgan Reston, VA
45626 10 months ago Anonymous New York, NY Call a liar a liar and a lie is a lie is a lie....
45625 10 months ago Eileen Elliott Hancock, NH
45624 10 months 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 10 months ago Caroline Ramsay Merriam Wadhington, DC
45622 10 months ago Rebecca Haby Castroville, TX
45621 10 months 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 10 months ago Joanne Tollison Petersburg , MI Must call a spade a spade.
45619 10 months ago David Saperia Santa Monica, CA
45618 10 months 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...
45617 10 months ago Rhonda Platten Boulder, CO Please explain why you are not being honest. Are you scared? Please don't abandon the truth and bow down to tyranny.
45616 10 months ago Evelyn Garcia LAKE WORTH, FL
45615 10 months ago Sergio Acena Portland, OR
45614 10 months ago Jeffrey Imber Woodland Hills, CA Hey NPR,

Have the courage and character to call a spade, a spade!
45613 10 months ago Jay Falconer Long Beach, CA
45612 10 months ago olivia luster canoga park, CA
45611 10 months ago Julie Weiskircher Julie, WI I have faith in NPR .There must be some explanation why they won't call a lie a lie.Please, explain.
45610 10 months ago Catherine Jayne Denver, CO
45609 10 months ago Donald Shaw Saint Petersburg, FL
45608 10 months ago Guy Peters Cinti., OH Not calling a politician or political statement for what it is does not make you open and fair it leaves you a tool for their dishonesty
45607 10 months ago Aidan Carroll Seattle, WA I know you're worried about being defunded, but can't you fact-check? Like, quote a politician's statement and then state the known facts, contradicting them if necessary?
45606 10 months ago Joseph Reed Portland , OR
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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