The Oz's columnists have really gone off the deep end this past week.
"The only response that the quality media can have to this explosion of options is ... to become islands of credibility in a sea of dross." So says Paul Sheehan.
When the ALP leadership spill story began to break last week, ABC's TV coverage compared unfavorably with Sky News - but it wasn't exactly a fair comparison.
We're losing the battle against climate denialism. Much of the skepticism is fuelled by ideology, but the real driver of denialism is an emotional inability to accept that we’re in serious trouble.