Type of site
|News and opinion website & magazine|
|Owner||Salem Media Group|
Townhall.com is a web-based publication and a print magazine with a conservative viewpoint, primarily dedicated to conservative politics in United States. It was previously operated by the Heritage Foundation, but is now owned and operated by Salem Communications. Townhall.com, which publishes daily, features more than 80 columns (both syndicated and exclusive) who often appear as guest commentators on C-SPAN, MSNBC, CNN, and the Fox News Channel.
In May 2006, Salem Communications acquired Townhall.com and relaunched the site with the addition of podcasts of Salem's network and local talk shows, blogs run by Salem talk show hosts and the ability for any user to set up a blog on the Townhall.com network. The website provides an extensive selection of opinion columns and news items presented from a conservative viewpoint.
In January 2008, TownHall.com launched Townhall Magazine, a monthly conservative news magazine. In addition to exclusive content for the magazine, Townhall Magazine carries contributions from Townhall.com readers.
In February, 2011 TownHall.com re-launched TownhallFinance.com, a daily financial and investment site dedicated to conservative financial commentary. The site is edited by John Ransom, who also writes a daily column on Washington and Wall Street. Additionally the site carries financial commentary from CNBC's Larry Kudlow, Fox Business Network analyst Charles Payne and Cato Institute economist Daniel J. Mitchell.
Townhall features more than 80 columns (both syndicated and exclusive) by writers such as Jack Bouroudjian, Dennis Prager, Neal Boortz, Ann Coulter, Dinesh D'Souza, Larry Elder, Pat Buchanan, Jonah Goldberg, Rebecca Hagelin, Paul Jacob, Paul Kengor, David Limbaugh, Michael Savage, Michelle Malkin, Michael Reagan, Thomas Sowell, Jacob Sullum, Mike Adams, Matt Lewis, Amanda Carpenter, Fred Thompson, Jeb Bush, Lisa De Pasquale, Bruce Bialosky, Cal Thomas, and John Hawkins.
It also publishes news from the Associated Press, and features a gallery of political cartoons.
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- Andrew Romano, "The Right: The Next Big Thing?", Newsweek, July 2, 2006.
- Stephen Koff, "Republican presidential candidates talk to these conservative media outlets. Here's why." The Plain Dealer, June 1, 2015.
- Townhall Magazine, "premier issue", January 2008.