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Owner Salem Media Group
Editor Jonathan Garthwaite
Launched 1995; 21 years ago (1995) is a web-based publication and a print magazine with a conservative viewpoint, primarily dedicated to conservative United States politics. It was previously operated by the Heritage Foundation, but is now owned and operated by Salem Communications., which publishes daily, 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. Its columnists often appear as guest commentators on C-SPAN, MSNBC, CNN, and the Fox News Channel.[citation needed]


In May 2006, Salem Communications acquired 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 network.[1][2] The website provides an extensive selection of opinion columns and news items presented from a conservative viewpoint.[3]

In January 2008, launched Townhall Magazine, a monthly conservative news magazine. In addition to exclusive content for the magazine, Townhall Magazine carries contributions from readers.[4]

In February, 2011 re-launched, 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.


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