Media Matters’ Misinformer of the Year

Historical Political

Annually given to the journalist, commentator, or network deemed responsible for the most factual errors or false claims of the year * No award was given in 2007 * Missing: Lachlan Murdoch (2018) * John Solomon (2019)

This Category is Ranked. Sort by Ranking Based on Votes by clicking on Vote Ranking. Sort by the Collection's Ranking by clicking on List Ranking.

Vote RankingList Ranking  

6

2004

Bill O'Reilly

Commentator

64.94% (50 of 77 votes)

3

2005

Chris Matthews

Commentator

90.91% (10 of 11 votes)

15

2006

ABC (TV Network)

TV Network

11.11% (2 of 18 votes)

10

2008

Sean Hannity

Commentator

43.64% (48 of 110 votes)

9

2009

Glenn Beck

Radio Personality

43.75% (49 of 112 votes)

14

2010

Sarah Palin

Politician

20.49% (2077 of 10136 votes)

12

2011

Rupert Murdoch

Entrepreneur

32.00% (16 of 50 votes)

13

2012

Rush Limbaugh

Radio Personality

31.71% (91 of 287 votes)

4

2013

CBS (TV Network)

TV Network

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

1

2014

George F. Will

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

16

2015

Daleiden & Merritt (David & Sandra)

Advocate

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

2

2016

Alt-Right Movement

Organization

100% (1 of 1 votes)

5

2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Entrepreneur

67.50% (54 of 80 votes)

8

2020

Fox News Channel

TV Network

61.02% (36 of 59 votes)

7

2021

Stephen Bannon

Filmmaker

64.66% (75 of 116 votes)

11

2022

Tucker Carlson

TV Personality

35.34% (47 of 133 votes)