Media Urged To Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership - Media Matters Take Action

Media Urged To Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership

After a Media Matters study showed that the nightly news programs have not reported on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter created a 145,000-signature CREDO Mobilize petition that asked the networks to cover proposed trade agreement.

Congress is debating whether to give the president the authority to fast-track a massive free trade agreement -- the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- between the U.S., Canada, and 10 nations from the Asia-Pacific region. The nations involved in the talks account for nearly 40 percent of the world's GDP and 26 percent of the world's trade, but weekday evening television news broadcasts have largely ignored the topic.

Read the full letter to CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, and NBC here.

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