Washington Post: Readers Deserve Full Disclosure in Coverage of CIA

The Washington Post should be honest with readers about a big conflict of interest: The newspaper's new owner Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon -- which recently landed a $600 million contract with the CIA.

The Post often does reporting on CIA activities. The coverage should include full disclosure that the owner of the Washington Post is also the main owner of Amazon -- and Amazon is now gaining huge profits directly from the CIA.
Background:
 Bloomberg News: Amazon Wins Ruling for $600 Million CIA Cloud Contract
Information Week: Amazon Wins Best Cloud in CIA Bake-Off
Washington Post: What Jeff Bezos Has to Say About Amazon’s CIA Contracts
InformationWeek: Amazon Again Beats IBM for CIA Cloud Contract
FAIR: Amazon, WikiLeaks, the Washington Post and the CIA


RootsAction co-founder Norman Solomon delivering the first batch of petitions -- signed by 30,000 people -- at the Washington Post headquarters in January 2014:

Tell the Washington Post that readers of its articles on the CIA have a right to know that the Post’s owner is in business with the CIA.

Please sign this petition to the Washington Post:



26-50 of 36271 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to add your ...
36246 6 months ago Karen Cooper IL
36245 6 months ago Terry Hulsey WaPo is the chief purveyor of the “Russian meddling” myth – a myth that the CIA stands most to profit from.
36244 6 months ago Helgaleena Healingline Monona, WI
36243 6 months ago victor comulada NC
36242 6 months ago Michael Ocvirek Arnold, PA This is Fascism in the first degree.
36241 6 months ago Anonymous Imperial, MO
36240 6 months ago janice Paschall Southaven, MS
36239 6 months ago Anonymous Roy, WA I think the public has a right and need to know who and how much money is being paid to any company especially when that company has interests in media or politics.
36238 6 months ago Anonymous Bothell, WA
36237 7 months ago Doug Bogen Barrington, NH
36236 7 months ago Anonymous Las Vegas, NV
36235 7 months ago Anonymous
36234 7 months ago Anonymous Drain the damn swamp!
36233 7 months ago Alison Taylor Glen Allen, VA
36232 7 months ago David Whitmore
36231 8 months ago Allison McSurely LOS ANGELES, CA
36230 9 months ago Hassina Leelarathna
36229 10 months ago Avery Leon Austin, TX
36228 10 months ago Kim Christensen Salt Lake City, UT WaPo is propaganda
36227 10 months ago Roger Price
36226 10 months ago Jane McCarty Louisville, KY
36225 10 months ago Anonymous
36224 10 months ago Robert Berkowitz Natick, MA
36223 10 months ago Thomas Nicholson
36222 10 months ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI Maybe he's a FASCIST??
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