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Joseph Farah is the founder, editor and chief executive officer of WND, the world’s leading independent news site.

Joseph Farah’s columns are eagerly sought out by millions of people each month. In addition to his daily writings for WND, he pens a weekly commentary for the Jerusalem Post. He has written for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, National Review, TV Guide, Reason, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Sun-Times and a host of other national, international and regional publications.

He is the co-author, with U.S. Rep. Richard Pombo, of This Land is Our Land (1996), and in 1994 collaborated with Rush Limbaugh on the No. 1 New York Times best-seller See, I Told You So. Most recently he has written Stop the Presses! The Inside Story of the New Media Revolution, released in April of 2007.

NBC television, New World Entertainment and other media giants have sought his expertise as a media consultant.

Joseph Farah made a name for himself with traditional daily newspapers prior to his founding of WorldNetDaily — running the Sacramento Union, directing the news operation of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner for nine years and serving as editor in chief of a group of California dailies and weeklies.

His role as founder of the Western Journalism Center won him the Washington Times Foundation’s National Service Award in 1996. Two years earlier, in 1994, he was honored by the American-Swiss Foundation as one of 20 “Young Leaders” who traveled to Europe for discussions with their distinguished counterparts abroad. Farah’s many journalism awards include honors for reporting, to writing headlines, to honesty in journalism, to editing and newspaper design.

In “Between the Lines,” his column for WND, Farah tackles nearly every topic known to man.

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Pat Buchanan has been a senior adviser to three presidents, twice a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and the presidential nominee of the Reform Party in 2000.

From 1966 through 1974, Buchanan was a confidant and assistant to Richard Nixon. From 1985 to 1987, he was the White House Director of Communications for Ronald Reagan. In 1992, Buchanan challenged George H. W. Bush for the Republican nomination and almost upset the president in the New Hampshire primary. In 1996, he won New Hampshire and finished second to Sen. Robert Dole with 3 million Republican votes.

Buchanan was born in Washington, D.C., educated at Catholic and Jesuit schools, and received his master’s degree in journalism from Columbia in 1962. At 23, he became the youngest editorial writer on a major newspaper in America, The St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

In 1966, Buchanan became the first full-time staff member in the legendary comeback of Richard Nixon. He traveled with the future president in the campaigns of 1966 and 1968, and served as special assistant to the president from his first day in office through the final days of Watergate.

On leaving the White House, Buchanan became a columnist and founding father of three of the most enduring talk shows in TV history: “The McLaughlin Group,” CNN’s “Capital Gang” and “Crossfire.” In 2002, he joined MSNBC where he remained for ten years. In his White House years, Buchanan wrote foreign policy speeches and attended four summits, including Nixon’s opening to China in 1972 and Reagan’s Geneva and Reykjavik summits with Mikhail Gorbachev in 1985 and 1986.

Buchanan has written 12 books, including seven New York Times best-sellers: “A Republic Not an Empire,” “Death of the West,” “Where the Right Went Wrong,” “State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America,” “Day of Reckoning,” “Churchill, Hitler and The Unnecessary War,” and “Suicide of a Superpower,” as well as a Washington Post 1988 best-seller about growing up in the nation’s capital, “Right From the Beginning.” He is married to the former Shelley Ann Scarney, a member of the White House staff from 1969 to 1975.

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Lecturer, syndicated columnist, television commentator, debater, marketer, businessman, author, publisher and activist, L. Brent Bozell III is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today.

Founder and president of the Media Research Center, Mr. Bozell runs the largest media watchdog organization in America. Established in 1987, the MRC has made “media bias” a household term, tracking it daily and printing the compiled evidence biweekly in its well-known Notable Quotables, as well as the daily CyberAlert intelligence report on the Internet.  His most recent book, Whitewash: What the Media Won’t Tell You About Hillary Clinton, but Conservatives Will, was released in November 2007.  His previous book, Weapons of Mass Distortion: The Coming Meltdown of the Liberal Media, was released in July 2004.

In 1998, Mr. Bozell launched CNSNews.com, an online news service with an emphasis on investigative journalism. CNSNews.com has become a major Internet news source with a full staff of journalists in its Washington, D.C. metro bureau, with other correspondents around the world. In October 2006, Mr. Bozell founded the Culture and Media Institute (CMI), whose mission is to thwart the efforts of the liberal media to subvert America’s culture, character, traditional moral values and religious liberty. CMI complements the MRC’s Business and Media Institute (BMI), founded in 1992 to bring balance to economic reporting and to promote fair portrayal of the business community in the media.

Mr. Bozell has also launched a number of other websites under the MRC umbrella including www.MediaResearch.org, www.TimesWatch.org, www.MRCAction.org and www.Newsbusters.org, a “blog” site that became one of the top 15 blog sites in America within two months of its launch in 2005.

Founder and former president of the Parents Television Council, Mr. Bozell established the largest Hollywood-based organization dedicated to restoring responsibility to the entertainment industry. The PTC at http://www.ParentsTV.org features the “Family Guide to Prime Time Television,” which aids parents in making informed viewing decisions for their children. PTC conducted the largest national newspaper ad campaign in history with late Honorary Chairman Steve Allen, and has mobilized almost one million parents and other concerned members behind its efforts.

Mr. Bozell is a nationally syndicated columnist whose work appears in publications such as Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The New York Post,The Los Angeles Times, Investors Business Daily and National Review. He is regularly invited to provide media expertise on news programs by all the major networks and cable affiliates. He is frequently invited to appear on Fox News Channel shows such as Fox & Friends, Hannity & Colmes and The O’Reilly Factor, and other appearances include NBC’s Today show, CNN’s Inside Politics and Larry King Live, ABC’s Good Morning America, C-SPAN, CBN and Entertainment Tonight. He has appeared as a guest and guest host on hundreds of radio shows, from local talk shows to ABC Radio, NPR’s Morning Edition, the Michael Reagan Show and the Rush Limbaugh Show.

Named the 1998 Pew Memorial Lecturer by Grove City College, Mr. Bozell is a frequent speaking guest on school campuses and for civic and political organizations around the country.

Mr. Bozell received his B.A. in History from the University of Dallas, where he was named the 1998 Alumnus of the Year. He is married, with five children and two grandchildren.

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Michelle Malkin is a conservative blogger, syndicated columnist, author and Fox News Channel contributor.

She started her journalism career at the Los Angeles Daily News in 1992 and moved to the Seattle Times in 1996. Her popular newspaper column has been syndicated nationally by Creators Syndicate since 1999.

Malkin publishes her widely read conservative blog — michellemalkin.com (her personal site) — and founded hotair.com, a leading news and opinion group blog on the right.

She has worked as a Fox News Channel contributor since 2001, where she appears frequently on “The Sean Hannity Show,” “Fox & Friends” and other programs.

She has written four best-selling books: “Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and other Foreign Menaces to Our Shares (Regnery 2002), “In Defense of Internment: The Case for ‘Racial Profiling’ in World War II and the War on Terror” (Regnery 2004), “Unhinged: Exposing Liberals Gone Wild” (Regnery 2005), “Culture of Corruption” (Regnery 2009).

She is a Philly-born, New Jersey-raised alumna of Holy Spirit High School and Oberlin College. Malkin lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and two children.

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