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Newsmax Issues Retraction, Apology to Dominion Voting Systems Executive After Being Sued for Defamation

Newsmax has apologized to an executive from Dominion Voting Systems named Dr. Eric Coomer after he sued them for defamation. “An executive at Dominion Voting Systems moved to dismiss Newsmax as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit Friday after reaching a settlement with the right-wing media organization,” Business Insider reported Friday. “It’s the first such settlement from a news organization in a defamation lawsuit filed over...

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Fox News appeals to a diverse viewership, while Newsmax and OAN tend to attract older, white men

Fox News reaches nearly half of American adults and over 60 percent of Republican-leaning adults, according to a new Pew Research Center report. The study surveyed 12,045 American adults between March 8 and March 14, 2021, and found that 43% of American adults got at least some political news from Fox News that week, compared to 10% who got some news from NewsMax and 7% who got some news from One America News (OAN). The findings...