Australia has one of the highest troop death rates in Afghanistan. Story at ABC.
- Wielding the power of the press
The Australian has bullied its way to a seat at the Cabinet table. Should we be outraged? Not at The Australian. This is a case of weak political leadership. Story at ABC.
- Abbott budget reply a series of stumbles
In his budget reply, Coalition leader Tony Abbott ventured out of his small-target cave. It was his first stumble in months. Story at ABC.
- Public interest v profit; the fight for quality journalism
Many important stories are not commercial. It's an important point Peter van Onselen should keep in mind when writing that the ABC should be privatised. Story at ABC.