Washington Post: Readers Deserve Full Disclosure in Coverage of CIA

The Washington Post should be honest with readers about a big conflict of interest: The newspaper's new owner Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon -- which recently landed a $600 million contract with the CIA.

The Post often does reporting on CIA activities. The coverage should include full disclosure that the owner of the Washington Post is also the main owner of Amazon -- and Amazon is now gaining huge profits directly from the CIA.
Background:
 Bloomberg News: Amazon Wins Ruling for $600 Million CIA Cloud Contract
Information Week: Amazon Wins Best Cloud in CIA Bake-Off
Washington Post: What Jeff Bezos Has to Say About Amazon’s CIA Contracts
InformationWeek: Amazon Again Beats IBM for CIA Cloud Contract
FAIR: Amazon, WikiLeaks, the Washington Post and the CIA


RootsAction co-founder Norman Solomon delivering the first batch of petitions -- signed by 30,000 people -- at the Washington Post headquarters in January 2014:

Tell the Washington Post that readers of its articles on the CIA have a right to know that the Post’s owner is in business with the CIA.

Please sign this petition to the Washington Post:



151-175 of 36277 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36127 1 year ago Allison Rice Denton, NE
36126 1 year ago Anonymous VA I just heard that Bezos owned The Washington Post. He shouldn't
36125 1 year ago Patricia Ising Blakeslee, PA
36124 1 year ago Mickey Winfield Newport News, VA
36123 1 year ago Anonymous Somerville, MA
36122 1 year ago R Evard Mahopac, NY
36121 1 year ago Steven McKenrick Brooklyn Park, MN
36120 1 year ago Anonymous Wyoming, MI
36119 1 year ago Terri Marino Bridgeport, CT
36118 1 year ago Betty Gleason San Leandro, CA
36117 1 year ago Reymundo Joven IN Full and repeated disclosure. Also a statement that clarifies that WP employees are obligated to report the truth about the CIA even if it's negative.
36116 1 year ago Allen Kaatz ELLENSBURG, WA
36115 1 year ago Bryan Clark Somerville, MA
36114 1 year ago Anonymous Frankfort, IN
36113 1 year ago Tammy Swoboda INDIANAPOLIS, IN
36112 1 year ago Daniel Yazbek Brighrton, MA
36111 1 year ago Kathleen Bushman Gladstone, OR
36110 1 year ago Mark Pearsall Denver, CO
36109 1 year ago Sherry Lassiter Kelso, WA
36108 1 year ago scott cagle SUGAR HILL, GA
36107 1 year ago Kevin Lane LEXINGTON, MA
36106 1 year ago WILLIAM MAUNEY Asheville, NC
36105 1 year ago Nancy Volle Missoula, MT When you are ready to be journalists you will note your connection to the CIA whenever you write about them.
36104 1 year ago Trudy Underwood Conyers , GA
36103 1 year ago Jesse McCormick Jr Baldwinsville, NY Contracts like this should be approved by the Senate & the House before moving forward. There should be rules in place to prevent this kind of thing from happening in the first place.
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