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:



201-225 of 36274 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36074 1 year ago Linda Tolbert Bradenton, FL
36073 1 year ago Anonymous Wausau, WI
36072 1 year ago Robert Dallara Dix Hills, NY
36071 1 year ago John Campione West Danby, NY
36070 1 year ago Richard Krulik Irvington, NY
36069 1 year ago Natalie Kelly Seattle, WA
36068 1 year ago james williamson New York, NY Certainly, full disclosure, at a minimum. But the truth is that the contract shouldn't have been allowed, to begin with. The bizarre technocracy we're living in.
36067 1 year ago Evan Lewitus Annapolis, MD
36066 1 year ago Alex Dunks CA
36065 1 year ago Anonymous AUSTIN, TX America is the new North Korea propaganda machine!
36064 1 year ago Barbara Cowan Cambridge, MA
36063 1 year ago Emily Tock Overland Park, KS
36062 1 year ago Timothy Bennett Gettysburg, PA
36061 1 year ago Timothy Bennett Gettysburg, PA
36060 1 year ago Timothy Bennett Gettysburg, PA
36059 1 year ago Timothy Bennett Gettysburg, PA
36058 1 year ago Timothy Bennett Gettysburg, PA
36057 1 year ago Anonymous CA
36056 1 year ago Charles Albritton Pascagoula, MS
36055 1 year ago C Michael Marsh Portland, OR
36054 1 year ago Keri McClain
36053 1 year ago David Hayman San Francisco, CA So many things about the CIA and its secret deals with giant corporations should be investigated and published!
36052 1 year ago Anonymous
36051 1 year ago Anonymous
36050 1 year ago Jerry Goettig Bend, OR
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