Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chris Ruddy: CNN Interviews Newsmax CEO Ruddy On Plans To Take on Fox TV

CNN’s Brian Stelter was kind enough to interview me about Newsmax’s plans to start a cable news network that will compete in the space that Fox News rules – news with a conservative slant.

There’s no question that Fox is great at what it does and Fox News’s owner Rupert Murdoch was a genius when he created the conservative-leaning news network in 1996. Of course, we’re not really taking on Fox News head-to-head, but we do hope there will be quite an audience for our brand of “nicer, gentler” reporting with a conservative slant, without having to resort to vitriol or polemic.

Click here for the full story of the interview at Newsmax.

Chris Ruddy: Businessweek Writes About Chris Ruddy and Newsmax’s TV Plans

Bloomberg’s Businessweek magazine recently posted a review of Newsmax’s plans to start a 24-hour cable news network this upcoming June. will be, They wrote that NewsmaxTV will be “a kinder, gentler Fox [News].”

They quote me as saying, “Our goal is to be a little more boomer-oriented, more information-based rather than being vituperative and polarizing.” I do believe that there are plenty of politically conservative viewers that want an alternative to Fox News.

You can start watching NewsmaxTV online at or find our channel through your Roku box. But we hope you’ll join us once we formally launch our cable channel in June.

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Florida Senator Marco Rubio Says Putin “Blatantly Lied”

Chris Ruddy: Sen. Rubio Says Putin  Russian President Vladimir Putin “blatantly lied” when he said the troops on the ground in Crimea are not Russian forces, and he lies on a “regular and consistent basis,” Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) said.

Senator Rubio made those remarks last night on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” which comes on the heels of Rubio’s interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” where he said that the Putin regime is “a government of liars.”

Rubio has said he does not believe the United States should send military force to stop the Russian invasion, but has instead called for the Obama administration to help strengthen Kiev’s government while reinvigorating NATO alliances.

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