Who is Ben Johnson, “The Right’s Writer”?


The Right’s Writer is an online archive of articles by Ben Johnson, conservative and pro-life journalist, op-ed writer, media commentator, and frequent Media Matters target. Ben is U.S. Bureau Chief of LifeSiteNews.com and guest host of Nothing But Truth with Crane Durham on the AFR Talk Radio Network. The author of three books, his writings have appeared in National Review, The Daily Caller, The (UK) Guardian, Human Events, and have been cited by CBS News, The Rush Limbaugh Program, Sean Hannity, Michelle Malkin, and many others. His insight and quick turn-of-phrase have landed him regular appearances on The Michael Savage Show, The G. Gordon Liddy Show, The Michael Reagan Show, The Alan Colmes Show, and a host of programs across the nation. (Book Ben Johnson here.) He has broken such national and international stories as:

Although he was the Managing Editor of FrontPage Magazine (2004-2010) and previously its Associate Editor (2003-2004), Ben is a consistent conservative who believes in limited government, the sanctity of human life, and the traditional family as the bedrock of society.

He is co-author of Party of Defeat (Spence Publishing, 2008), with David Horowitz, and the author of two books on Teresa Heinz Kerry’s funding political causes with tax-exempt funds: 57 Varieties of Radical Causes: Teresa Heinz Kerry’s Charitable Giving (2004), and Teresa Heinz Kerry’s Radical Gifts (2008).

You can contact him here.