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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Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36252 9 months ago Anonymous Franklin, KY Washington Post must disclose everything..
36251 9 months ago Anonymous Independence, MO
36250 9 months ago Anonymous
36249 9 months ago Jeremy Drake London, ot It's just 'control' by any means possible
36248 9 months ago Anonymous
36247 10 months ago Virginia Anderson Hunter, NY Miss use of Tax payers dollars .. Under handed... Not right...
36246 10 months ago Karen Cooper IL
36245 10 months ago Terry Hulsey WaPo is the chief purveyor of the “Russian meddling” myth – a myth that the CIA stands most to profit from.
36244 10 months ago Helgaleena Healingline Monona, WI
36243 10 months ago victor comulada NC
36242 10 months ago Michael Ocvirek Arnold, PA This is Fascism in the first degree.
36241 10 months ago Anonymous Imperial, MO
36240 11 months ago janice paschall southaven, MS
36239 11 months ago Anonymous Roy, WA I think the public has a right and need to know who and how much money is being paid to any company especially when that company has interests in media or politics.
36238 11 months ago Anonymous Bothell, WA
36237 11 months ago Doug Bogen Barrington, NH
36236 11 months ago Anonymous Las Vegas, NV
36235 11 months ago Anonymous
36234 11 months ago Anonymous Drain the damn swamp!
36233 11 months ago Alison Taylor Glen Allen, VA
36232 11 months ago David Whitmore
36231 12 months ago Allison McSurely LOS ANGELES, CA
36230 1 year ago Hassina Leelarathna
36229 1 year ago Avery Leon Austin, TX
36228 1 year ago Kim Christensen Salt Lake City, UT WaPo is propaganda
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