Henry Blodget of Business Insider has a massive crush on The Drudge Report. He explains his love in a post titled “It’s Time People Realized That The Drudge Report Is A Major Media Property Worth Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars.” We assume Blodget went with that because he couldn’t think of anything longer.
Blodget gets butterflies every time he clicks on The Drudge Report for a multitude of reasons. He believes Matt Drudge “is arguably the single-most powerful individual in the digital news business.” By saying “arguably” there it kind of deflates the statement, but still! The love is there, and it’s smoldering.
The Drudge Report gets tons of page views — it has passed one billion per month — so Blodget declares “the Drudge Report is almost as big a digital media property as The New York Times. That’s absolutely staggering.”
The best part about Drudge Report? According to Blodget’s math, it’s worth “$150 million to $375 million,” and that’s a low estimate.
If Blodget’s love letter doesn’t get a link on Drudge it would be a crime. A crime against the heart.