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:



76-100 of 36247 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36172 7 months ago sally sommer berkeley, CA
36171 7 months ago A K gaylord, MI trump is a war criminal
36170 7 months ago Lawrence Bishop STONE MOUNTAIN, GA Must disclose every instance, which means a constant/permanent printed presence on every page, truthfully.
36169 7 months ago Sviatoslav Kendall New York, NY You really need to be transparent about the relationships you have with the entities you report on. If you aren't transparent about those kinds of relationships then you do serious damage to your cr...
36168 7 months ago Timothy Brand CO
36167 7 months ago Gena Tuffery
36166 7 months ago Mia Dzeba Zagreb,
36165 7 months ago Lydia Alvarez HAYWARD, CA
36164 7 months ago Nancy Goetz Norton, MA
36163 7 months ago Richard Murray Hatfield, PA We demand that the Washington Post disclose the CIA involvement with the Post in ANY article related to US Security and (ahem!) Intelligence.
36162 7 months ago Robert CARD Carlinville, IL This is too much!!! Your beat-up of Mr. Sanders 16 negative articles in 16 hours, and now this. You need to clear the air!!!. What happened? Why? Pathetic¡!¡!
36161 7 months ago Curt Herman Bronson , MI
36160 7 months ago Yvette Davidson Colorado Springs, CO
36159 7 months ago cathye Mickley Downers Grove, IL
36158 7 months ago Jay Spencer Ventnor, NJ
36157 7 months ago Linda Homan Escondido, CA
36156 7 months ago Bryan Campbell Minneapolis, MN
36155 7 months ago Anonymous
36154 7 months ago Nina vo slc, UT Disclose your conflicts of interest, WaPo!
36153 7 months ago Michael Scott Belvidere, IL
36152 7 months ago Allen Williamson Moneta, VA
36151 7 months ago Karen L Ford Coatesville, PA
36150 7 months ago Nina Ramos St. Petersburg, FL Freedom of the press is sabotaged when governments, left-wing or right-wing, subvert it with contracts or cash.
36149 7 months ago Karen Robbins NY, NY
36148 7 months ago Alexander Baylog Not afraid to put my name on here. They already know we are.
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