In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman are all back in action, and they tear into recent arguments by the Federal Communications Commission in favor of revoking Fox News' broadcast license. The editors also ponder the appointment of a special counsel in the ongoing Hunter Biden probe.
1:06: Special counsel appointed to investigate Hunter Biden
16:00: Misguided threats to yank Fox News' broadcast license
30:54: Weekly Listener Question
53:47: Age verification laws for online porn
Mentioned in this podcast:
"Hunter Biden and Donald Trump Should Both Have Jury Trials," by Clark Neily
"How Joe Biden Went from Middle-Class Joe to a Millionaire," by Caroline Hallemann
"Hunter Biden Shouldn't Go to Prison for Violating an Arbitrary Gun Law," by Jacob Sullum
"What the President Gets Wrong About Broadcast TV," by Jessica Rosenworcel
"How Deregulation Gave Us FM Radio, HBO, and the iPhone," by Nick Gillespie and Thomas W. Hazlett
"Celebrating the End of the Fairness Doctrine," by Nick Gillespie
"Child-proofing the World," by Nick Gillespie
"The New Campaign for a Sex-Free Internet," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"The EARN IT Act Is the New FOSTA," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"Small Porn Producers Will Be Hurt Most by New Age Verification Laws," by Jessica Stoya
"Childproofing the Internet," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"Social Media Age Requirements Are Anti-Free Speech," by Jeff Kosseff
"Can ranked-choice voting save American democracy? We ask an expert," by Fredreka Schouten
"Reasons To Like Ranked‐Choice Voting," by Walter Olson
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