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.