Tell U.S. Media to Fix Its Palestine Coverage

We have four simple demands for U.S. mainstream media outlets to help fix their broken coverage of Palestine. (Some outlets, of course, are less biased than others.) Add your name below before we deliver this petition to U.S. mainstream media:

1. Include the voices of Palestinian rights activists and peace activists, both from Palestine and from the United States.

2. Include the stories of Palestinian victims and their friends and loved ones.

3. Use the active voice. If the Israeli military kills someone, say so. Don't say that Palestinians died, or "died in clashes," and leave the cause of death a mystery to be discovered through careful reading of later paragraphs.

4. Provide appropriate context so that those you are informing of the latest violence know that Israel forcibly removed Palestinians from their homes in 1948 and through the 1967 war, that Israel today illegally occupies and blockades Palestinians, that Israel holds many Palestinian political prisoners, that Israel receives billions of dollars in free high-tech weaponry from the United States every year, and that none of these things is true for the other "side" of the "conflict."

1-25 of 10435 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10435 4 months ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
10434 7 months ago Mariam Tayob Johannesburg , ot Not an American but totally support your call for more coverage of the Palestinian People, not only US MSM, but Internationally, especially including Middle East media
10433 7 months ago Anonymous Silver Spring , MD
10432 7 months ago Jason Miller Arlington, VA
10431 7 months ago Marc Waters Afton, NY
10429 9 months ago Garrick Balk South Elgin, IL
10428 9 months ago Marc Waters Afton, NY
10427 10 months ago James Brown Los Angeles, CA
10426 10 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
10425 11 months ago Gary Overby Sun Prairie, WI
10424 11 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
10423 12 months ago Kay Brainerd Belleville , MI
10422 12 months ago donye sacco Los Angeles, CA
10421 12 months ago Alex Stavis NY, NY
10420 1 year ago Anonymous S h, FL
10419 1 year ago Virgil Pauls Newton, KS
10418 1 year ago Evan Hartman Philadelphia PA 19123, PA
10417 1 year ago Ray Akin Jr Rialto, CA
10416 1 year ago Roxane Assaf-Lynn Chicago, IL
10415 1 year ago Anonymous Bellerose , NY
10414 1 year ago Jason Penarelli Hercules, CA
10413 1 year ago Debbie Earley Felton, DE
10412 1 year ago Anonymous Henderson, NV
10411 1 year ago Alan McPherson Kewanna, IN
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