“As a media company we can certainly own a mainstream media outlet and give that outlet independence,” says Chris Ruddy. “Newsmax’s success is in its business model, not just its editorial approach. This business model can apply to other media, including Newsweek, without changing their editorial take.” WSJ’s Russell Adams was the first to report that Newsmax wants Newsweek.
> Newsmax most interested in Newsweek’s subscriber list?
> Newsmax hasn’t always thought of Newsweek positively