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.
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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 36265 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36115 10 months ago Bryan Clark Somerville, MA
36114 10 months ago Anonymous Frankfort, IN
36113 10 months ago tammy swoboda Indianapolis, IN
36112 10 months ago Daniel Yazbek Brighton, MA
36111 10 months ago Kathleen Bushman Gladstone, OR
36110 10 months ago Mark Pearsall Denver, CO
36109 10 months ago Sherry Lassiter Kelso, WA
36108 10 months ago scott cagle SUGAR HILL, GA
36107 10 months ago Kevin Lane LEXINGTON, MA
36106 10 months ago WILLIAM MAUNEY Asheville, NC
36105 10 months 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 10 months ago Trudy Underwood Conyers , GA
36103 10 months 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.
36102 10 months ago Samantha Meyers San Francisco, CA
36101 10 months ago bart caruso Somerville, MA
36100 11 months ago Kim Holleman BROOKLYN, NY DUH.
36099 11 months ago Caron Allen Taira St. Louis, MO
36098 11 months ago Diane Powell Woodstock, GA There should be disclosure of this information.
36097 12 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
36096 12 months ago Anonymous CA
36095 12 months ago Crystal Diebold Keansburg , NJ
36094 12 months ago Pamela Smth Prescott, AZ conflict of interest here.
36093 12 months ago Julie Davis TX
36092 12 months ago Emilio Lopez Bronx, NY Disgusting that the Post would work with the CIA through contracts. The CIA would be able to influence the Post then.
36091 12 months ago Bill Fotheringham Jr. Seattle, WA
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