Tucker Carlson is the media figure people trust the most for news and information, according to a new poll.
Carlson topped a list included in a new Gallup survey of top news media figures and entertainment personalities as part of a survey in which respondents were asked who they most trusted. give them news.
“Today we’re going to ask you about a public figure you watch or follow the most to get information,” the Gallup poll said. “Public people are people who have public influence.”
Carlson has 113 mentions, followed by MSNBC host Rachel Maddow (107) and then Fox News pundit Sean Hannity (57), tied with former Daily Show host and comedian Trevor Noah.
NBC News anchor Lester Holt ranked highest among non-opinion journalists, placing seventh with 55 mentions.
For the past six years, Carlson has hosted a prime-time show on Fox News, a nightly program that averages more than 3 million people each week.
The bombastic host was fired by the network earlier this month, just days after it settled a blockbuster defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems.
Carlson, who is still under contract with Fox, said he plans to bring a new version of his former Fox News program to the social media platform Twitter, although did not provide many details or details on format, length or content.
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