Next Week: Trump Vows To Announce The Fakest Of the ‘Fake News Media’

United States President-elect Donald Trump points his fingers when he speaks at a press conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. The President Elect spoke and answered questions on the turning ... United States President-elect Donald Trump points his fingers when he speaks at a press conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. The President Elect spoke and answered questions on the turning over of his business to his children, email hacking and fake news. Trump is still holding meetings upstairs at Trump Tower as he continues to fill in key positions in his new administration. Credit: John Angelillo / Pool via CNP - NO WIRE SERVICE - Photo by: John Angelillo/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images MORE LESS
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January 3, 2018 7:34 a.m.

“Stay Tuned!”

On Monday, President Donald Trump plans to make his consistent disdain for the media official by announcing the “MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR,” he tweeted on Tuesday evening.

The subjects for Trump’s distinctions will range from “Dishonesty” and “Bad Reporting” in a variety of categories, he said.

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In November, Trump pitched his “FAKE NEWS TROPHY” concept on Twitter, saying he’d like to get to the bottom of which networks are the “most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in it’s political coverage of your favorite President (me).”

Evidently, Fox News gets a mulligan from this particular competition.

Trump has been consistent and monotonous in his outrage against the media for years. His criticism of the press escalated during his 2016 campaign, in which he began to appropriate the term “fake news” as part of his opprobrium for outlets like The New York Times, CNN, MSNBC and The Washington Post.

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