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:



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36293 1 month ago Anonymous Centennial, CO Tired of lies you guys. Your destroying everything.
36292 4 months ago Mike Baldwin Antioch, CA
36291 4 months ago ImreI am afraid, that the Tihanyi PEORIA, AZ I am afraid that the, "Land of the Free" is slowly morphing into a, 'High Tech GULAG!' For our Children and Grand Children, the world of the Orwellian, "Animal Farm", will be a reality! The PIGS, 'I...
36290 4 months ago Anonymous Stockton, CA
36289 7 months ago alessandro barbato pieve di cadore (belluno), FL
36288 7 months ago Pete Bennett Walnut Creek, CA In 1989 during litigation in the matter of Bennett v. Southern Pacific, a witness was murdered, three years earlier Berkeley resident Timothy Lee found hanging next to the Concord BART station. Tha...
36287 7 months ago Pete Bennett Walnut Creek, CA In 1989 during litigation in the matter of Bennett v. Southern Pacific, a witness was murdered, three years earlier Berkeley resident Timothy Lee found hanging next to the Concord BART station. Tha...
36286 7 months ago Catherine Jackson Jupiter , VA
36285 8 months ago AE Hall To disclose to the public the falsity levied at them that this media is somehow "free market" and not actually a government institution.
36284 9 months ago Anonymous
36283 10 months ago Anonymous Q san francisco, CA
36282 10 months ago Damian Kemp Eugene, OR
36281 10 months ago Pastor Wesley Wolken Wichita, KS If you know about this, and I know about this. This cloud that they're wanting to build, is already compromised.
36280 10 months ago Anonymous BC
36279 10 months ago Anonymous New Brunswick , NJ
36278 11 months ago Judy Parkinson Aiken, SC Stinks to HIGH heaven!!!
36277 1 year ago Anonymous Laurel, MD
36276 1 year ago Teresa Lana Los Osos, CA
36275 1 year ago Lori Everhart Powell, OH
36274 1 year ago Anonymous Rockledge, FL
36273 1 year ago Martha Rowen Brooklyn, NY
36272 1 year ago Andie Cole Mystic, CT
36271 1 year ago Mary Harris
36270 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
36269 1 year ago Anonymous Humble, TX
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