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?
Democracy is still working in some parts of South America, with elections in Argentina and Uruguay yielding results in line with expectations.
Britain's prime minister is very close to getting the election that he wants. But why does he want it just now?
A German state delivers a majority to the extremists after a knife-edge count. Coalition-building is going to be very interesting.
Bolivia's opposition gets very close to forcing the incumbent president to a second round, but not quite close enough.
An election on Sunday in the small German state of Thuringia may have big implications for European politics.
Elections in Argentina and Uruguay will test the strength of South America's shift back to the left.
Switzerland's Greens break into the top four, staking a claim to a share of executive power in a way that seems to represent a Europe-wide trend.
Canada's radically unreformed electoral system gets the right result for once, at least in its broad outline.
Bolivia's presidential election features competing claims of victory, a cliffhanger count and a president who shouldn't be on the ballot in the first place.