Obscuring the difference between violent protests and mainstream centre-left politics is a dangerous game, even when it's done in the service of liberal goals.
Controversy this week about a cartoon exploiting racist and sexist themes, but it's important not to lose sight of the politics.
The fact that something calls itself a media organisation doesn't mean that's what it really is. Media Watch last night gave us two clear examples.
By-elections rarely produce interesting results, and last week's in Eden-Monaro was no exception. A quick explanation for the lack of surprise.
A libertarian blog folds, but its project is more important than ever.
No-one is surprised to find that politicians lie. But how should the media respond when a particular side of politics inhabits an entire ecosystem of lies?
Ukraine's new parliament will be very much to the president's liking, with his party demonstrating strong support across the country.
Local elections in Taiwan suggest dissatisfaction with the incumbents and a preference for improving relations with mainland China.
The Economist marks its 175th anniversary with a resounding call to arms for liberalism.
Ideas matter, independently of who's paying for them. But that doesn't mean that the latter is unimportant.