The Daily Wire describes itself as a politically and socially conservative news website, so the AllSides Bias Rating™ is Right. The news and information website was founded by Ben Shapiro, a conservative political commentator, who also serves as editor-in-chief.
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The Daily Wire was founded in 2015 and is based in Los Angeles. The website hosts two daily online news shows, The Ben Shapiro Show and The Andrew Klavan Show. Shapiro was the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the U.S. at the age of 17. Klavan identifies himself as a conservative, and in a 2011 article referred to himself as a libertarian.
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Funding, Financing and Ownership
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The Daily Wire was created in 2015 by Ben Shapiro and Jeremy Boreing. They received several million dollars of seed funding from Dan and Farris Wilks. In June 2020, Shapiro stepped down from his role as editor-in-chief, which he had held since the site's founding. John Bickley was announced as the site's next editor-in-chief.
Financing and ownership information last updated March 11, 2021
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