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 45836 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
45786 1 year ago Gail Weitz Dubuque, IA We as a nation have gone from "I cannot tell a lie" to electing a blatant liar.
The media has played a role in this fiasco, devoting air time to tRump during his campaign with no research on pa...
45785 1 year ago Anonymous Dubuque, IA
45784 1 year ago Des Par Fort Lauderdale, FL
45783 1 year ago Des Par Fort Lauderdale, FL
45782 1 year ago Brianna Onken Holland, MI
45781 1 year ago Barbara Benane Santa Rosa, CA Call out Trumps Lies! Do your job!!!
45780 1 year ago Natasha Wells Hainesport, NJ He is a LIAR!!!!!
45779 1 year ago H. Roz Woll College Point, NY
45778 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago MELINDA HEBERT HOUSTON, TX A LIE IS A LIE NOT AN ALTERNATIVE FACT!
45775 1 year ago Cindy Coulombe Milan, NH I was a contributor
45774 1 year ago Joseph Herten Dearborn, MI
45773 1 year ago Anonymous Houston, TX Please do this whenever you can fact check, at least! Honesty is of critical importance in our political coverage.
45772 1 year ago J. Alessi Chicago, IL
45771 1 year ago Deborah Friend Gloucester, MA
45770 1 year ago Anonymous CT
45769 1 year ago Jeanine Smegal Brooklyn Park, MN
45768 1 year ago SUE MILLER Cincinnati, OH NPR seems to have sold out. Try again to bring back real and honest JOURNALISM!
45767 1 year 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 1 year ago Karen Carr Ingleside, TX
45765 1 year ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX
45764 1 year ago Peter Franklin Davis Greenfield , MA HEY HI HO-TRUMP IS A RIGHT WING CHRISTIAN MENTALLY ILL FASCISTMO !!!
45763 1 year ago Inga Jaeger Iowa City, IA
45762 1 year ago Kevin Gercken Denver, CO
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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