MSNBC producer Kyle Griffin’s tweet yesterday about the supposed hacking of a state election website got retweeted over 6,500 times:

Wow, that’s some story! However, it’s not true, as Griffin noted about six hours later:

And as usual, guess which one got retweeted a whole lot more.

According to NBC News’ Chuck Todd, Fox News is the reason people distrust the media.

Um, yeah, good point!

If you read the Politico article now, it contains this correction way at the bottom and the nature of the story has changed quite a bit: