The P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2012 | FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

They’re back: The P.U.-litzers, FAIR’s annual rundown of some of the stinkiest moments in American journalism.

As usual, there were more contenders than we could possibly consider. So think of this as just a sampling of the bias, spin and misinformation that we noted over the course of the year.

–Factchecking the Dark Arts Award: Alex Altman, Time

–CEOs Know Best Award: CBS Evening News

–Factchecking Your Friends Award: David Gergen, CNN

–Half-Baked by the Heat Award: George Will, ABC

–Killing Their Four-Year-Old Girls to Save Ours Award: Joe Klein, Time

–Hunky Wonk Award: Michael Crowley, Time  -Anonymous Smears Award: Scott Shane, New York Times

–A Game That Needs Changing Award: PBS

–Strange Problems in Distant Lands Award: New York Times

–Fake News Award: New York Post

–Apocalypse Non Award: Gloria Borger, CNN

–Asked and Answered Award: David Gregory, NBC

For more on this story, visit: The P.U.-litzer Prizes for 2012 — FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting.

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