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tr.v. mis·in·formed, mis·in·form·ing, mis·in·forms
To provide with incorrect information.

mis′in·form′ant (-fôr′mənt), mis′in·form′er n.
mis·in′for·ma′tion n.
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Due to Facebook's role in spreading multiple false news during the 2016 US Presidential elections, progressive media watchdog group Media Matters for America (MMFA) bestowed the title 'Misinformer of the Year' to the company's founder and CEO.
"Climate misinformer," "scientist-smearing denier," and "utter fake" are a few of the insults Anthony Watts has earned, despite these conservationist measures.
(74.) Fox News on-air personalities comments taken from: Simon Maloy, "Sean Hannity: Media Matters Misinformer of the Year," Media Matters for America December 17, 2008 http://mediamatters.org/print/research/2008/12/17 ...; Andrew Walzer, "Coulter on Obama: 'It's shocking that ...