According to a survey of the country's elite, Andrius Tapinas, columnist at Delfi.lt, is ranked as number two and Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė, the news portal's editor-in-chief, is in third place.

A separate poll of the general public also placed Jakilaitis at the top of the list, followed by journalist Rimvydas Valatka at number two and Tapinas at number three, it said.