WATCH: Misinformer of the Year videoThis year, Palin stood out for her sheer ability to dominate our national conversation and draw the attention of the entire news media to her factually challenged claims and vicious attacks. She has blurred the line completely between media figure and political activist.
From spreading lies about "death panels" to cropping Obama's comments about "American exceptionalism," from her comfortable perch at Fox News to her self-promoting books and reality show, Palin has truly broken new ground in misinformation.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Misinformer of the Year Award
Media Matters has announced that Sarah Palin is the winner of the award for Misinformer of the Year. Palin's misinformation put her ahead of the competition for this prestigious award.