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Awarding-winning author, publisher and blogger Pamela Geller joins WND’s commentary lineup today as an exclusive weekly columnist.
Geller is the founder, editor and publisher of AtlasShrugs.com. The site, according to Geller, covers “little-reported events of great import and gives an unblinkingly honest examination of global affairs.”
AtlasShrugs.com won the 2005 “Best New Blog” Jewish & Israeli Blog Award, was a finalist in the 2005 Weblog Awards and finished in third place for “Best Conservative Blog” in the 2008 Weblog Awards. Geller also won the “Grande Conservative Blogress Diva” Award for 2008 and for 2009.
A recipient of the 2010 Annie Taylor Award for Courage, presented by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Geller is the author, with Robert Spencer, of “The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration’s War on America”
Geller also serves as executive director of Freedom Defense Initiative/Stop Islamization of America. Her columns have appeared in Andrew Breitbart’s Big Government and Big Journalism, the American Thinker, Washington Times, Israel National News and other publications.
The subject of a cover story in the Sunday New York Times Metro section, Geller has appeared on “NBC Nightly News,” ABC, CNN, AP, Reuters, Sean Hannity’s program, “Red Eye,” “Geraldo,” Mike Huckabee’s show and other programs on the Fox News channel. She made an acclaimed appearance on “The Joy Behar Show” in February 2010, engaging in an impromptu debate with Ron Reagan about Sarah Palin and the tea-party movement.
On AtlasShrugs.com, Geller has featured interviews with internationally renowned authorities on jihad, terrorism and related issues, including John Bolton, Geert Wilders, Bat Ye’or, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mark Steyn, Steve Emerson, Christopher Hitchens, Natan Sharansky and others.
Geller’s exclusive WND column, entitled “Defending the West,” will appear each Wednesday on the news site’s commentary page.