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."


76-100 of 10435 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10360 1 year ago Becky Broskin Home, PA
10359 1 year ago Diana Bush Milpitas, CA
10358 1 year ago Anonymous S H, FL
10357 1 year ago William F Soto Woodhaven, NY Que viva Palistine Libre!
10356 1 year ago Kristin Kaul Ann Abor, MI, MI
10355 1 year ago Emily Moran Merced, CA
10354 1 year ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
10353 1 year ago Christian de Dampierre Raimondi San Vito di Cadore, ot Civil Rights !
10352 1 year ago Michael Lowery Salem, OR The media's overt silence on this perpetual Hell in Palestine speaks LOUDLY to their bias and agenda.The puppets you see on TV are just that - puppets. It's the executives behind the scenes who make...
10351 1 year ago Ptolemy Adams Grandville, MI
10350 1 year ago Sandra Middour Middleburg, VA
10349 1 year ago Meghan Berres Banning, CA
10348 1 year ago Pamela Lacey Rialto, CA
10347 1 year ago cynthia sohaili el monte, CA
10346 1 year ago Anne McDonald EVANSTON, IL
10345 1 year ago Jo Ann Price Berkeley, CA
10344 1 year ago david weinstein Berkeley, CA
10343 1 year ago Kimberly Wiley Rochester, NY
10342 1 year ago Douglas Thomsen LINCOLN, NE
10341 1 year ago Katherine Rhoda Hiram, ME
10340 1 year ago Ptolemy Adams Grandville, MI
10339 1 year ago Patricia McGowan Hamburg, NY
10338 1 year ago Ulisses M. BROCKTON, MA
10337 1 year ago Alex Stavis NY, NY
10336 1 year ago Melissa Engel Butte, MT
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