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Ben Shapiro OUT at Breitbart News

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Ben Shapiro, the editor-at-large of Breitbart News, is parting ways with the company. He continues to be editor of the media watchdog group, TruthRevolt, the right-wing answer to the liberal Media Matters. TruthRevolt has no financial tie to Breitbart News and is a non-profit owned by David Horowitz. Shapiro began working for Breitbart News in February, 2012, just two weeks before Andrew Breitbart died. Shapiro was a longtime friend to Breitbart.

The Los Angeles-based Shapiro, who also hosts a radio show on KTTH out of Seattle and is an attorney, declined to comment on the matter. In fact, when I wrote him, he formally declined and cc’d his lawyer. So far, his Twitter bio has not changed and still contains his position at Breitbart News.

The Mirror sought comment from Breitbart News. None was forthcoming by press time.

UPDATE: Since this story appeared, Breitbart News execs got their heads out of their asses their act together and renegotiated a deal with Shapiro. Even so, the news above was entirely accurate. See the updated story here.