A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck's talk radio shows are more distrusted than trusted among three generations surveyed by Pew.
Pew surveyed millennials, Generation Xers, and baby boomers on political news sources and how each generation trusted them. The study published on June 1 found that “Four sources are distrusted more than trusted by all three: The Glenn Beck Program, The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Sean Hannity Show, and BuzzFeed.” From Pew Research Center:
Right-wing outlets have a history of misinformation and inflammatory rhetoric. Radio host Rush Limbaugh has increasingly faced backlash from advertisers and radio stations because of his false and inflammatory rhetoric, including calling law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” in 2012.