May 29, 2017 8
When a leading cultural magazine fantasises about murder, when a political candidate chokes and punches a journalist, we’re in a very different place, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.
May 12, 2017
What we're reading: whether the gig economy is working, hackers and the French election, the business of securing death sentences, war of the cosmologists, and tolerance as an ideological category.
March 31, 2017
What we're reading: the former Islamist trying to make being moderate cool, what it's like to be the token American on Russian state TV, how one man survived in the woods for 27 years, fleeing Boko Haram, and why do we feel our lives are so hard?
February 24, 2017
What we're reading: on the Milo bus, the unsolved murder of Elizabeth Andes, turning the tide on colonisation's cruel third act, politics and the English language, and Centrelink and suicide.
February 22, 2017 2
Because it doesn't seem to be Amber Harrison's ...
February 9, 2017
Who'd have thought, The Daily Mail is not an authoritative source.
December 20, 2016 3
Rupert Murdoch has written a strongly worded letter in his defence.
November 25, 2016
What we're reading: why people quit Facebook after Trump's win, the stigma of lung cancer, Ballarat's paedophile priests, Obama comes to terms with "President Trump", the virality of fake news, broadening our conservative horizons, and the suitably creepy Westworld.
November 18, 2016 1
What we're reading this weekend: the case against cats, how to encrypt your entire life, the forgotten victims of state care sexual abuse, Trump's key adviser and the alt-right, how Melbourne's Triple R community radio station is more important than ever, and when did atheists get so stupid?
November 4, 2016 4
There was a time when HRC moved leftwards -- in the '60s and '70s. Since then, she's morphed into a kind of "left" neoliberal in matters of free trade. And left "neoconservative" on foreign policy.