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?

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12638 1 year ago Laurie Timmermann 28806, NC , US I am dismayed at the Washington Post article that attacks the protection of free speech by alternative media on the sloppiest innuendo by a dark shadow group Propornot that is unwilling to even name...
12637 1 year ago Christine Carlson Centerton , AR , US
12636 1 year ago Michael Powis Merrickville, CA , CA
12635 1 year ago Kristina Norman Yazoo city, MS , US
12634 1 year ago Linda Murray Moraga, CA , US
12633 1 year ago Kimberley Taylor New Orleans, LA , US How far you have fallen...
12632 1 year ago Johanna Cummings Rochester, NY , US
12631 1 year ago Johanna Cummings Rochester, NY , US
12630 1 year ago Kay Wilson TUCSON, AZ , US Honest people depended on you to publish the truth.
12629 1 year ago Sean Mulligan Alpharetta, GA , US
12628 1 year ago Veronica Rehné Gävle, CO , SE
12627 1 year ago Anna Driskill Liberty, MO , US We need you on your toes. Don't mess this up.
12626 1 year ago Anonymous Norcross, GA , US
12625 1 year ago John Rohrer New Cumberland , PA , US
12624 1 year ago Judi Naue Manteca, CA , US
12623 1 year ago Anna Driskill Liberty, MO , US You nee to be at the top of your game. Please.
12622 1 year ago Loretta Rogers Cody, WY , US
12621 1 year ago Dave Wiig Morris, CT , US If the United States were 100% honest in this process Edward Snowden would walk among us as Daniel Ellsberg does. Yet, it is Russia that provides him refuge from the US government. Based on this, ...
12620 1 year ago Janet Bartos Little Rock, AR , US
12619 1 year ago Garrick Balk South Elgin, IL , US
12618 1 year ago Joyce Dixon Dallas, TX , US
12617 1 year ago Jennifer Hoffman Harrisburg, PA , US
12616 1 year ago Anonymous Washington, DC , US
12615 1 year ago Debra Tilkens Green Bay, WI , US
12614 1 year ago Gabriella Frey Milford, CT , US
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