The long list of journos leaving Fairfax continues, and the UK papers pull out all stops for their election editions. Plus more media tidbits.
Crikey readers have their say on the UK election and other issues of the day.
It ain't no CSI:UK election as The Guardian's primo journo hits the country's capital for a little forensic digging.
Britain votes this week on its voting system, but the news today is from Canada, where Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, after two terms of minority government, has won a majority.
Killjoy academics have struck. The worm, it seems, is positively undemocratic.
The Conservative Party got the better of the Liberal-Democrats in the negotiations for coalition government. And a new electoral reform agenda will likely go their way, too.
The coalition in the UK between Conservatives and Liberal Democrats struck Richard Farmer as mightily strange from the moment it was formed. It's like the Australian Democrats supporting the GST -- the party never recovered from that.
If there's a mood that's common to the UK and Australia at the moment, it's one of political bad faith, the desperate scramble for evidence to back up a case one has already decided.
Australia is in political limbo. To address the concerns Crikey takes a look at other hung parliaments around the world -- and the only previous federal one in Australia -- to see exactly how everyone else coped or is coping.