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.


51-75 of 45830 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45780 8 months ago Natasha Wells Hainesport, NJ He is a LIAR!!!!!
45779 8 months ago H. Roz Woll College Point, NY
45778 8 months ago Stephanie Kristal High Falls, NY If there is evidence that the president is blatantly lying, please do not back down from calling it what it is - a lie. We, the people, look to NPR to call it like it is.
45777 8 months ago Marie Leven Flushing, MI We need to know the truth! All of it! It is your job to keep the public informed about what is really going on!
45776 8 months ago MELINDA HEBERT HOUSTON, TX A LIE IS A LIE NOT AN ALTERNATIVE FACT!
45775 8 months ago Cindy Coulombe Milan, NH I was a contributor
45774 8 months ago Joseph Herten Dearborn, MI
45773 8 months ago Anonymous Houston, TX Please do this whenever you can fact check, at least! Honesty is of critical importance in our political coverage.
45772 8 months ago J. Alessi Chicago, IL
45771 8 months ago Deborah Friend Newton, NH
45770 8 months ago Anonymous CT
45769 8 months ago Jeanine Smegal Brooklyn Park, MN
45768 8 months ago SUE MILLER Cincinnati, OH NPR seems to have sold out. Try again to bring back real and honest JOURNALISM!
45767 8 months ago diane carr ann arbor, MI i listen to npr and think it would be fair to say that when an outright lie is known it should be said on air
45766 9 months ago Karen Carr Ingleside, TX
45765 9 months ago wes howard Hutchins, TX
45764 9 months ago Peter Franklin Davis Greenfield, MA HEY HI HO-TRUMP IS A RIGHT WING CHRISTIAN MENTALLY ILL FASCISTMO !!!
45763 9 months ago Inga Jaeger Iowa City, IA
45762 9 months ago Kevin Gercken Denver, CO
45761 9 months ago Edmund Holmes Napa,, CA Fallacy becomes truth and truth, "fake news." A Fact, that exposes Trump's fatuous, prevaricating, mendacious, feckless, lying deceit, becomes "fake news" and right-wing-fabricated, fallacious fake ...
45760 9 months ago Jon Steenhoven Santa Rosa, CA Is a president immune from straightforward criticism? It is surely inappropriate, especially in a democracy to treat a president as if he were god. Our presidents from the beginning have been subj...
45759 9 months ago Lynn Gaudette Casselberry, FL
45758 9 months ago Lynn Gaudette Casselberry, FL
45757 9 months ago Marney Scheele Madison , WI
45756 9 months ago Richard Stratt Franklin, MA NPR's explanation for their policy suggests that no one should ever use the term "lie," since we can never be sure what someone's motivation is. But, how about repeating statements known to be erro...
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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