The Press, Fake News and Politics: Chris Ruddy


The Common Good presented an intimate conversation with Christopher Ruddy, CEO and President of Newsmax Media, Inc., one of the nation’s leading online news companies. His influence on the news narrative and with President Trump makes him a force to be reckoned with. The event was introduced by Peter Maroney and co-hosted by James Higgins.


Christopher Ruddy is CEO of Newsmax Media, Inc. one of the nation’s leading online news companies. In 1998, Mr. Ruddy founded Newsmax Media, a broadcasting and multimedia publishing company whose content covers news, politics, health, lifestyle and finance. His Newsmax TV channel is carried in over 35 million U.S. cable homes and the company’s flagship website,, is consistently ranked as one of the country’s most trafficked and influential news websites. Forbes has called Newsmax a “news powerhouse.”


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