Tell NPR to Call a Lie a Lie

National Public Radio has announced that it will never refer to a lie by a U.S. president as a lie.

Sign this petition to NPR News:

Straightforward honesty is called for at this time. It's time to call a lie a lie. Change your policy.


51-75 of 45834 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45784 11 months ago Des Par Fort Lauderdale, FL
45783 11 months ago Des Par Fort Lauderdale, FL
45782 11 months ago Brianna Onken Holland, MI
45781 11 months ago Barbara Benane Santa Rosa, CA Call out Trumps Lies! Do your job!!!
45780 11 months ago Natasha Wells Hainesport, NJ He is a LIAR!!!!!
45779 11 months ago H. Roz Woll College Point, NY
45778 11 months ago Stephanie Kristal High Falls, NY If there is evidence that the president is blatantly lying, please do not back down from calling it what it is - a lie. We, the people, look to NPR to call it like it is.
45777 11 months ago Marie Leven Flushing, MI We need to know the truth! All of it! It is your job to keep the public informed about what is really going on!
45776 11 months ago MELINDA HEBERT HOUSTON, TX A LIE IS A LIE NOT AN ALTERNATIVE FACT!
45775 11 months ago Cindy Coulombe Milan, NH I was a contributor
45774 11 months ago Joseph Herten Dearborn, MI
45773 11 months ago Anonymous Houston, TX Please do this whenever you can fact check, at least! Honesty is of critical importance in our political coverage.
45772 11 months ago J. Alessi Chicago, IL
45771 11 months ago Deborah Friend Newton, NH
45770 11 months ago Anonymous CT
45769 11 months ago Jeanine Smegal Brooklyn Park, MN
45768 11 months ago SUE MILLER Cincinnati, OH NPR seems to have sold out. Try again to bring back real and honest JOURNALISM!
45767 11 months ago diane carr ann arbor, MI i listen to npr and think it would be fair to say that when an outright lie is known it should be said on air
45766 11 months ago Karen Carr Ingleside, TX
45765 11 months ago wes howard Hutchins, TX
45764 11 months ago Peter Franklin Davis Greenfield, MA HEY HI HO-TRUMP IS A RIGHT WING CHRISTIAN MENTALLY ILL FASCISTMO !!!
45763 11 months ago Inga Jaeger Iowa City, IA
45762 11 months ago Kevin Gercken Denver, CO
45761 11 months ago Edmund Holmes Napa,, CA Fallacy becomes truth and truth, "fake news." A Fact, that exposes Trump's fatuous, prevaricating, mendacious, feckless, lying deceit, becomes "fake news" and right-wing-fabricated, fallacious fake ...
45760 11 months ago Jon Steenhoven Santa Rosa, CA Is a president immune from straightforward criticism? It is surely inappropriate, especially in a democracy to treat a president as if he were god. Our presidents from the beginning have been subj...
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Background:
> Adam Johnson, FAIR: NPR's No-"Lie" Policy and the Limits of Impartiality in the Trump Era
> CEPR: When It Comes to Saying Donald Trump Lied, NPR Says It Can't Get Into a Politician's Head, Unlike the Other Times When It Apparently Can