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Nexstar Climbs A New Hill

The growing broadcast group’s leader, Perry Sook, is spending $130 million on D.C.-based political news operation The Hill in his latest bid to expand into national news. I’m guessing that Sook is not done with his news-empire building. And what he needs (other than a dual revenue stream for The Hill) is a business site.

Nexstar Buys The Hill For $130 Million

The purchase of the national political platform “complements Nexstar’s leading digital platform,” the company said.

Al Eisele, Founding Editor Of The Hill, Dies At 85

‘The Hill’ Ramps Up Sale Talks

The Hill, a D.C.-based digital and print publication, is being more aggressively shopped by its owner Jimmy Finkelstein, sources tell Axios, including holding recent talks with broadcasting giant Nexstar Media Group.

‘The Hill’ Criticizes, But Does Not Recant, Solomon Articles

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington publication The Hill issued a lengthy report on Wednesday finding fault with several articles by journalist John Solomon that it published last year and were used as discredited narratives by President Donald Trump and many of his supporters in their fight against impeachment. The Capitol Hill publication, in an […]

Krystal Ball Named Morning Co-Host At The Hill

Solomon Jumps From Sinclair To ‘The Hill’

John Solomon, the one-time investigative reporter who headed Sinclair’s Circa millinnenial-focused news service Circa, has joined the Capitol Hill paper as VP of digital video. He starts his new job July 25. According to Politico Morning Media, Solomon may be working on an OTT streaming service covering the same political ground as the paper.