Fox anchor: Media Matters awarded "Misinformer of the Year" to Zuckerberg for "the amount of misinformation and fake news" Facebook has enabled

Fox anchor: Media Matters awarded "Misinformer of the Year" to Zuckerberg for "the amount of misinformation and fake news" Facebook has enabled

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From the December 21 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends First​:

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CARLEY SHIMKUS (FOX NEWS HEADLINES 24/7): Media Matters, a left-wing media watchdog, has named Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg their 2017 Misinformer of the Year. So, the award was given to Zuckerberg because of the amount of misinformation and fake news that has spread on the social media site during the election and into today even. Media Matters employee Matthew Gertz said on Twitter, "Facebook is the most powerful force in journalism. The site is the center of a fake news infrastructure. That's why Mark Zuckerberg is 2017's Misinformer of the Year." A lot of reaction to this, one Twitter user says "also one of the reasons I deleted my Facebook account." So, they don't have a lot of problems with the amount of people that are on Facebook, of course, but they do continue to have a problem with the spread of misinformation. 

Previously:

Misinformer of the Year: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Angelo Carusone explains why Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is the 2017 Misinformer of the Year

MSNBC's Ari Melber challenges Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions about Facebook's problem with fake news and Russian propaganda

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