Poll: Robin Roberts is the most trusted woman on TV


Reader’s Digest asked more than 1,000 people to rank the trustworthiness of about 200 influential Americans. Here’s what the magazine found:

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of “Good Morning America,” is the most trusted woman on television (56%). Other trusted television personalities and journalists who earned high marks include Ellen DeGeneres (54%), Diane Sawyer (51%), Brian Williams (50%), Katie Couric (49%), Barbara Walters (50%), Anderson Cooper 48%), Oprah Winfrey (46%), George Stephanopoulos (47%), Scott Pelley (46%), Kelly Ripa (44%), Steve Harvey (44%), Savannah Guthrie (42%), and Matt Lauer (41%), among others. Amongst the late-night hosts, Jay Leno (35%) topped real-life rival David Letterman (30%).

Reader’s Digest also reports that Jon Stewart (36%) and Stephen Colbert (33%) outscored more serious commentators Bill O’Reilly (30%), Chris Matthews (28%), and Rush Limbaugh (22%).

* Check out the results of the Reader’s Digest Trust survey (rd.com)