Canadian psychology professor and author Jordan Peterson responded to ratings numbers showing that Joe Rogan's podcast has more than triple the number of views of legacy media prime-time shows such as The Rachel Maddow Show and Tucker Carlson Tonight.
In response to Q3 media ratings posted to Twitter, Peterson argued that the reason Rogan's show beats cable talk shows in the ratings is because he "doesn't lie."
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"That's because he doesn't lie. Or talk down to his audience. Or manipulate for his own narrow advantage," Peterson tweeted. "Go @joerogan. See you in three weeks in Austin."
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The ratings chart, based on data from Nielsen Holdings and Spotify, shows that Rogan's show is ranked No. 1 with an average of 11 million viewers per show, followed by Tucker Carlson Tonight, with 3.24 million per show, and The Five, with 2.98 million viewers per show.
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Rogan often has controversial guests on his show. He recently had the embattled Dr. Robert Malone, a contributor to the research that created mRNA vaccine technology, on his show to discuss the potential risk involved with the coronavirus vaccine as well as alleged malpractice by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pfizer, and other health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 response.
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