Anderson Cooper Cracks Top 25 of AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men List

38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
Journalist Anderson Cooper speaks onstage during the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton on June 19, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty Images)more pics » Anderson Cooper (Getty Images) CNN might not be the ratings juggernaut it once was, but that doesn't mean Anderson Cooper's any less influential today than he's ever been. How else do you explain his No. 24 position on AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men list of 2011?

Whether he's covering stories live from Egypt, or chuckling uncontrollably on air at home in America, the anchor knows how to deliver news. As the host of Anderson Cooper 360, the gray haired man has become one of the most important voices of the 21st century.

AskMen's 2011 list of the Top 49 Most Influential Men showcases a diverse range of individuals from all walks of life. From tech visionaries to road cyclists, this year's list was based on more than 200,000 reader votes, as well as intense deliberation among the website's editorial staff.

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  • Anderson Cooper in 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
  • Anderson Cooper in 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
  • Anderson Cooper in 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
  • Anderson Cooper in 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
  • Anderson Cooper in 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Show
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