This election has triggered a loud call for something to be done about untruth in political advertising. But can we actually do anything under current laws?
Accusations of bias. Witness X revealed. Tactical ploys ahead of special damages. This thing is far from done.
Compulsory voting would have seen Clinton voted into office instead of Trump, and stopped Brexit from going ahead. Australian politics is not in a good place, but it could certainly be worse.
There are broader questions that don’t have clear answers, of course. But it's not so complex when you keep your eye on the ball.
The Rush case points to a deeper problem and a systemic misunderstanding about the issues that drive complicity in sexual harassment and assault cases.
Christchurch has spurred the government to rush through laws on sharing and hosting violent content, but their haste has left some gaping holes with potentially dire outcomes.
Al Jazeera's expose of One Nation's NRA designs was a masterclass in the power — and responsibility — of journalists to keep democracy transparent.
The dog-whistling and normalising of racist speech must stop, now. And there's a tried and true method for achieving that.
The devolution of a Facebook NRL memes page into something much more insidious has raised important questions about how the internet and the law intersect.