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."


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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10385 1 year ago Travis Jennings Pasadena, TX
10384 1 year ago shera carlton Santa Rosa, CA I don’t watch mainstream propaganda
This is why
10383 1 year ago Kendall Lovett Melbourne, ot Tell the truth about Israel's ongoing action against the Palestinians and US complicity in the one-sided conflict.
10382 1 year ago linda crown chicago, IL
10381 1 year ago linda crown chicago, IL
10380 1 year ago linda crown chicago, IL
10379 1 year ago Deirdre Santaniello Willits, CA Reporting on foreign countries involved in conflicts needs to present a balanced picture of both sides of the issue.
10378 1 year ago Ken Huggins Sturminster Newton, ot
10377 1 year ago Joann C. Austin South China, ME
10376 1 year ago Brian mccombie Surrey, BC
10375 1 year ago Misty Michael Lee's Summit, MO
10374 1 year ago Maher Hamadeh Vancouver, WA
10373 1 year ago Nora Whisnant Wilmington, DC Although we decry Trumps use of the 'false news' narrative, we all actually agree that to a very large extent ( Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Iran,Venezuala etc )the news has been shabby if not do...
10372 1 year ago Edward Szymczyk Vero Beach, FL I haven't seen news of the plight of Palestinians in what seems to be ages. It is as if they don't matter, and the media doesn't care. This is unconscionable. Shame on YOU!
10371 1 year ago Laurie Lee Longmont, CO
10370 1 year ago Rod Laughridge San Francisco, CA
10369 1 year ago C. Lopez Reno, NV
10368 1 year ago pat crispi NY, NY
10367 1 year ago Jemma Tremillo San Antonio , TX
10366 1 year ago Nanlouise Wolfe Santa Cruz, CA
10365 1 year ago Anonymous Folsom, CA
10364 1 year ago Kevin Melfi Warren , RI
10363 1 year ago Timothy Kraft Saint Paul, MN
10362 1 year ago Lori Kershner Selinsgrove, PA
10361 1 year ago David Swanson Charlottesville, VA
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