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 New Yorker: The Propaganda About Russian Propaganda
>>  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?

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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
12684 4 months ago Mike Kelly Elmira Heights, NY , US
12683 4 months ago Esther Nevarez Castro Valley, CA , US
12682 6 months ago Carrie Bordenaro CO , US
12681 6 months ago Carrie Bordenaro CO , US
12680 6 months ago Charles Davis Trenton, NJ , US
12679 7 months 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 7 months ago Sonja Baris Clinton, MA , US Doesn't Baron have $200 million contract with the CIA?
12677 7 months 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 7 months ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI , US
12675 7 months ago Anonymous Trenton, NJ , US
12674 8 months ago Bill Paci Philadelphia, PA , US
12673 8 months ago karlene embler Hancock, NH , US
12672 8 months ago david garner san francisco, CA , US
12671 8 months ago Nancy Sprague Rockford, OH , US
12670 8 months ago Constance Mardo NJ , US
12669 8 months ago Anonymous Paterson, NJ , US
12668 9 months ago C Mcgee Los Angeles, CA , US
12667 9 months ago wes howard Hutchins, TX , US
12666 9 months ago Anonymous cortlandt manor, NY , US
12665 10 months ago Zack Wise Toronto, ON , CA
12664 10 months ago Natalie Clark Iowa City, IA , US
12663 10 months ago monica romero san francisco, CA , US
12662 10 months ago Anonymous
12661 10 months ago Christine Vella Rochester, NY , US Maybe you need "footnotes" telling where you got your facts from.
12660 10 months ago Thomas Webster your rating are getting worse. Maybe less negative on Trump, way fewer "fake news" stories and things will improve.
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