Tell the Washington Post: “Smearing is not reporting.”

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To: Martin Baron, Executive Editor, The Washington Post

Smearing is not reporting. The Washington Post’s recent descent into McCarthyism -- promoting anonymous and shoddy claims that a vast range of some 200 websites are all accomplices or tools of the Russian government -- violates basic journalistic standards and does real harm to democratic discourse in our country. We urge The Washington Post to prominently retract the article and apologize for publishing it.

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>>  The Intercept: Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group
>>  AlterNet: Washington Post Promotes Shadowy Website That Accuses 200 Publications of Being Russian Propaganda Plants
>>  Common Dreams: Journalists Denounce WaPo Fake News as Red Scare Redux
>>  Rolling Stone: The Washington Post “Blacklist” Story Is Shameful and Disgusting
>>  Consortium News: The Orwellian War on Skepticism
>>  The Nation: The Washington Post Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist
>> Why Are Media Outlets Still Citing Discredited “Fake News” Blacklist?

1-25 of 12692 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
12692 10 months ago Connor Underwood Colorado Springs, CO , US
12691 2.1 years ago Georgia Hughes Blackpool, GB+H2 , GB
12690 2.8 years ago Darren Mitton Danielsville, GA , US
12689 3.8 years ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville Trevose, PA , US
12688 4.5 years ago Anonymous India, OT ,
12687 4.5 years ago Siddharth V India, OT ,
12686 4.7 years ago Sudeshna Ghosh Jefferson, LA , US
12685 4.8 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
12684 5.4 years ago Mike Kelly Elmira Heights, NY , US
12683 5.4 years ago Esther Nevarez Castro Valley, CA , US
12682 5.6 years ago Carrie Bordenaro CO , US
12681 5.6 years ago Carrie Bordenaro CO , US
12680 5.6 years ago Saul Wilcher Trenton, NJ , US
12679 5.7 years ago Vladislav Silayev Las Vegas , NV , US The Washington Post should really disclose its ties to the CIA and try objective journalism and news reporting for a change.
12678 5.7 years ago Sonja Baris Clinton, MA , US Doesn't Baron have $200 million contract with the CIA?
12677 5.7 years ago Sviatoslav Kendall New York, NY , US The Washington Post should really disclose its ties to the CIA and other entities it reports on.
12676 5.7 years ago Herman S Simms Jr Detroit, MI , US
12675 5.7 years ago Anonymous Trenton, NJ , US
12674 5.8 years ago William Paci PHILADELPHIA, PA , US
12673 5.8 years ago karlene embler hancock, NH , US
12672 5.8 years ago david garner san francisco , CA , US
12671 5.8 years ago Nancy Sprague Rockford, OH , US
12670 5.8 years ago Constance Mardo Oakland, NJ , US
12669 5.8 years ago Anonymous Oakland, NJ , US
12668 5.8 years ago C McGee Los Angeles, CA , US
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