Which cable news host enjoys the best net favorability according to a new poll? None other than CNN’s own Anderson Cooper. And it’s not really very close.
This somewhat surprising result comes from a just-released Hollywood Reporter sponsored Morning Consult poll which looked at the current credibility of American media outlets, including leading newspapers, broadcast, and cable news television outlets.
The in-depth analysis of the media’s shifting credibility standing is fascinating, particularly in a post-Trump media landscape, and details about each outlet is revealing. From the report:
Morning Consult trend data shows an erosion of media credibility during the past few years: Average trust declined by 11 points since 2017, with the aforementioned print, broadcast, cable and radio outlets