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  

2

2004

Bill O'Reilly

Commentator

59.65% (68 of 114 votes)

1

2005

Chris Matthews

Commentator

95.24% (20 of 21 votes)

9

2006

ABC (TV Network)

TV Network

42.86% (12 of 28 votes)

8

2008

Sean Hannity

Commentator

43.48% (50 of 115 votes)

7

2009

Glenn Beck

Radio Personality

44.83% (52 of 116 votes)

15

2010

Sarah Palin

Politician

20.49% (2077 of 10136 votes)

6

2011

Rupert Murdoch

Entrepreneur

49.55% (55 of 111 votes)

12

2012

Rush Limbaugh

Radio Personality

35.11% (112 of 319 votes)

10

2013

CBS (TV Network)

TV Network

38.00% (19 of 50 votes)

13

2014

George F. Will

Commentator

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)

16

2015

Daleiden & Merritt (David & Sandra)

Advocate

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

14

2016

Alt-Right Movement

Organization

25.00% (2 of 8 votes)

3

2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Entrepreneur

59.03% (85 of 144 votes)

5

2020

Fox News Channel

TV Network

57.53% (42 of 73 votes)

4

2021

Stephen Bannon

Filmmaker

58.22% (85 of 146 votes)

11

2022

Tucker Carlson

TV Personality

36.03% (49 of 136 votes)