Ben Shapiro Ranked On Most Trusted Conservative Media Personalities
A recent poll found that political commentator Ben Shapiro is the most trusted conservative media personality in the U.S. The poll from WPA Intelligence showed that the co-founder and editor emeritus of The Daily Wire and host of “The Ben Shapiro Show,” is trusted by 49% of respondents.
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While 49% trusted Shapiro, more people trusted Bill Maher, who garnered 52% of the respondents’ votes.
43% of respondents trusted former Fox News reporter Tucker Carlson, while 46% trusted “The Joe Rogan Experience” host, Joe Rogan and 42% trusted Jake Tapper.
According to the poll, the total net trust level for a combination of Republicans, Democrats and Independents for the media personalities was -1% for Shapiro, +3% for Maher, -7% for Rogan, -8% for Tapper and -11% for Carlson.
Speaking about the results of the poll, WPA Intelligence Principal Amanda Iovino said, “Ben Shapiro has successfully managed to turn online fame into real-world impact. Our poll found that he is more trusted by Americans as an accurate source of news than several mainstream media and cable news personalities, including among Independent voters.”
“Among online conservative personalities, there were significant gaps in both fame and trust levels between Shapiro and lesser known influencers,” she said further.
“Our poll found that he is more trusted by Americans as an accurate source of news than several mainstream media and cable news personalities, including among Independent voters,” she added.
The poll ran a survey of 1,000 verified and registered voters across the nation in mid-December.
The same poll also looked into President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump’s standing in the 2024 presidential race. It found that Trump leads Biden in a nationwide matchup by two points.