How Salem Is Quietly Becoming a Conservative Media Giant

April 29, 2019

In 2019, with a soft advertising market and a big-tech duopoly that isn't letting up, the digital media landscape is largely bereft of hungry buyers.

But in late March, radio giant Salem Media Group quietly disclosed the purchase of a sixth digital media company, PJ Media, for just $100,000. Salem's conservative-leaning digital arm, Townhall Media, which includes right-leaning sites like HotAir and RedState, now reaches more than 15 million unique visitors a month, and is a "nicely profitable business," says Dave Evans, who leads new media and book publishing for Salem.

Read more at: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/salem-radio-is-quietly-becoming-a-conservative-media-giant-1204182



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