This highly-publicized unveil has provoked ire and outrage across the Internet.
Last night saw President Trump finally release the "winners" of his first annual Fake News Awards, which were announced on the GOP's website. The list presented eleven instances where the media falsely, or inaccurately, wrote about Trump and his various ties to Russia, empty amphitheatres, overfeeding fish, and a bevy of other claims.
CNN was head and shoulders above all other news outlets, having nabbed four awards for their journalistic inquiries. However, most interestingly, the last honour was bestowed upon any publication or telecast that reported about Trump's alleged collusion with Russia, which he still vehemently denies to this day.
When the awards were announced, the GOP's website crashed because of high volume. However, the results are now widely available, and Twitter has been ablaze with commentary, criticism, and outrage over the results of this newly minted awards show.
Here is a round up of some of the reactions from those media outlets and journalists who were bestowed with Trump's inaugural awards last night.
Chris Riotta of Newsweek, who was called out for his false reporting of a handshake, had this to say:
Paul Krugman of The New York Times also criticized the president's never-ending tirade against the free press:
Some outlets were "offended" that their reporting never made the list:
Others who weren't nominated, but were deeply disturbed by last night's grand reveal, also chimed in with their opinions about the matter at hand: