Brian Doherty

Brian Doherty
  • Discipline: Senior Editor
  • Organization: Reason Magazine

Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. Doherty is author of the books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006), Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), Gun Control on Trial (Cato, 2008), and Ron Paul's Revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired (HarperCollins/Broadside).

 Doherty's writings on politics and culture have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post,The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard,San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications. He has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and Glenn Beck Show. Doherty received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida. He lives in Los Angeles.