I know some of my friends aren't big on the Economist. But while I don't always agree with its stances, I respect its sober take on things, its tendency to avoid hysteria.
The current issue features an obituary of one of the Guantanamo suicides, and it's a perfect example. Restrained yet angry, and because of its calm tone, a more powerful call for the prison to be closed.
Then from a friend, trading sobriety for humor -- Stephen Colbert and Formidable Opponent on the prison. Same message, different tone.