Salem Web Network Acquires ChristianHeadlines.com
August 28, 2013 --
RICHMOND, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 -- Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, announced the acquisition of ChristianHeadlines.com.
ChristianHeadlines.com is targeted toward providing up-to-the-minute national and international news affecting Christian leaders, ministries, organizations, and believers. Organized by topics that are important to the Christian faith, ChristianHeadlines.com aggregates the latest news reports and commentary from faith-based websites.
"ChristianHeadlines.com is a great addition to our network of sites focused on growing not only the spiritual life of believers but also the awareness and knowledge of how their faith is impacted by current events," said Stephen McGarvey, Executive Editor for Salem Web Network.
Salem Web Network also provides daily commentary on today's political and cultural landscape with articles and blogs from well known Christian leaders at ReligionToday.com, Crosswalk.com, and Christianity.com.
About Salem Communications
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. Upon completion of all announced transactions, the company will own and/or operate a national portfolio of 99 radio stations in 38 markets, including 61 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem also programs the Family Talk Christian-themed talk format on SiriusXM Radio, channel 131. Additionally the company operates ChristianRadio.com.
Salem also owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,400 affiliated radio stations, and Salem Media Representatives, a national media advertising sales firm with offices across the country.
In addition to its radio broadcast business, Salem owns an Internet and a publishing division. Salem Web Network is a provider of online Christian and conservative-themed content and streaming and includes websites such as Christian faith focused Christianity.com, Questions and Answers about Jesus Christ at Jesus.org, Christian living focused Crosswalk.com®, online Bible at BibleStudyTools.com, Christian videos at GodTube.com, a leading website providing church media at WorshipHouseMedia.com and Christian radio ministries online at OnePlace.com. Additionally Salem owns conservative news leader Townhall.com and conservative political blog HotAir.com, providing conservative commentary, news and blogging. Salem Publishing circulates Christian and conservative magazines such as Homecoming® The Magazine, YouthWorker Journal, The Singing News, FaithTalk Magazine, Preaching, and Townhall Magazine. Xulon Press is a provider of self-publishing services targeting the Christian audience.
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