Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Hot Town Hall Air anyone? Salem Communications buys Hot Air

It looks like Allah Pundit and Ed Morrissey have a new boss today:

From Mediaite:
CPAC hasn’t even officially started and already its making news. Mediaite has learned that leading center-right web site Hot Air has been acquired by Salem Communications for an undisclosed sum. Sources close to the deal claim that Michelle Malkin, the conservative pundit and sole owner of Hot Air, has been in talks with Salem for some time, but the announcement was timed to coincided with the Conservative Political Action Conference, which opens tomorrow in Washington D.C. …
Salem Communication defines itself as a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. Perhaps their most relevant property to this transaction is which claims itself to be the #1 conservative website. The “About Us” section of its website claims “ pulls together political commentary and analysis from over 100 leading columnists and opinion leaders, research from 100 partner organizations, conservative talk-radio and a community of millions of grassroots conservatives.”
Congratulation to the Hot Air gang, I hope this move takes them to even greater heights. Check out the comments at Hot Air's Open Thread.

I wonder if this means that Michelle Malkin will be blogging more often at her site?  Hey Michelle, if you need an extra hand now, I know a certain black conservative with some extra time on his hands…

Via: Hot Air


trinity said...

I love Hot Air and have been reading it for quite a while, now. It is a great site. This is a great site, too, Clifton.

Clifton B said...


Hot Air was one of the very first blogs I ever followed. They have good stuff everyday. Even when Allah acts like an ass, I still go back for more.

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