Tag Archives: Chris Ruddy

Newsmax CEO Hails Biden On Coronavirus Response

The Hill reports: Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy penned an editorial on the conservative network’s website on Tuesday praising President Biden for how he has handled the coronavirus pandemic and urging Americans to get vaccinated against the virus. “Six months into his administration, President Joe Biden should be applauded for making a huge dent in the COVID pandemic,” Ruddy wrote. “He …

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Cultist Network Newsmax Seeing Ratings Collapse

The Daily Beast reports: For Newsmax, it looks like midnight is approaching, and the upstart TV channel is in danger of turning back into a pumpkin. The pro-Trump cable news network—which barely registered in Nielsen ratings for the first six years after its chief executive and majority owner, Chris Ruddy, launched it in May 2014—prompted massive media attention for seemingly …

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Newsmax Plans Expansion Amid Anti-Fox News Furor

Reuters reports: Newsmas plans to hire more staff in the United States and London, debut a new primetime host and add more weekend programming to capitalize on post-election gains and some viewers’ discontent with Rupert Murdoch’s longtime ratings king Fox News. Aided by shout-outs from Trump on Twitter, Newsmax’s weekly primetime viewership has jumped 68% since the U.S. presidential election …

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Newsmax CEO Defends Spreading Fake News: We Are Just “Reporting On What People Are Saying” [VIDEO]

“There’s a lot of opinion hosts, and they have all sorts of things that I don’t subscribe to. I do believe in free discourse, I believe in people having their opinion. “We’re not saying that that is accurate. In fact, we’ve gone out of our way in our news reporting to say we have no evidence. “We have gone out …

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