Australia faces too many challenges for those in media and politics to fight in the daily battle of shielding friends and wounding enemies.
A recent piece by Nick Cater in The Australian responds to a defence of graffiti on a Captain Cook statue in Sydney.
In which Guy Rundle looks back at the history of Meanjin and A.A. Phillips influential essay "The Cultural Cringe".
The ABC has advertised for a managing editor of audio current affairs, which could change the way AM, PM and Breakfast are produced.
Australian political discourse has moved on, and conservatives are no longer free marketeers. But nobody bothered to tell The Australian.
Some fantastic doozies among The Australian's columnists this week.
Nick Cater's odd Bernie Sanders-Donald Trump comparison. Plus other media tidbits of the day.