New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include five openings in news at Newsmax Media in the Nation’s capital.
Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media, recently spelled out all the reasons he’s against the Sinclair-Tribune merger now before the FCC, except the real one. He’s way off base on almost every single claim. Here’s my point-by-point rebuttal.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has told an opponent of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s proposed purchase of Tribune Media that the agency may review media ownership rules before ruling on the $3.9 billion deal, something that could delay a decision on the merger.
Newsmax Media wants the FCC to slow its review of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed $3.9 billion purchase of Tribune Media, saying the deal raises concerns about media concentration. “I am calling for delay,” Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax, a conservative outlet with a 24-hour cable news channel, said in an interview. “I think it needs more vetting.”