Ben Shapiro Out At TruthRevolt

Betsy Rothstein | Reporter

TruthRevolt is facing a big switch of leadership.

Out: Ben Shapiro. (He plans to launch his own organization ahead of the 2016 presidential race.)

In: Mark Tapson. 

As reported by The Washington Examiner, TruthRevolt is experiencing a number of drastic changes, including the recent sudden firings of several writers. Shapiro, who resigned last week, told The Examiner, “What David Horowitz chooses to do with the site after my resignation is out of my purview.”

Shapiro’s Twitter bio still lists him as an editor-at-large at Breitbart News, a radio host and a bestselling author.

From the desk of TruthRevolt‘s David Horowitz:

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See the internal announcement on Tapson’s new role at Truth Revolt below.

The David Horowitz Freedom Center has announced Mark Tapson as the new editor of TruthRevolt. As a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, Mark Tapson [sic] focuses on the politics of popular culture. He is a longtime regular contributor to FrontPage Magazine and wrote the pamphlet “Obama’s 1984” for the Freedom Center. In addition, he is a staff writer for Acculturated, an online magazine about the vices and virtues of pop culture. His writing has also appeared at The Federalist, PJ Media, The New Criterion, Big Hollywood, Townhall, and elsewhere.

As a screenwriter, Mark was the writer’s assistant on the controversial miniseries “The Path to 9/11” and has written for numerous movie projects including co-writing the award-winning documentary “Jihad in America: The Grand Deception” for Steven Emerson’s Investigative Project on Terrorism. He is currently writing film adaptations of Kenneth Timmerman’s book “Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi” and “The Next War” by Caspar Weinberger & Peter Schweizer.

He has made television appearances on CNN, Glenn Beck and elsewhere, as well as many radio and public appearances.

Mark is currently writing a book for Templeton Press on the past, present, and future of chivalry.

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