[csaa-forum] paid to be pointless

nike bourke n.bourke at qut.edu.au
Wed Dec 1 14:15:22 CST 2004

So, what purpose does Bolt serve, other than to unncecessarily inflame 
community emotions about research projects that he deliberately 
misrepresents either in terms of content or purpose?


At 10:49 AM 1/12/2004 +1100, you wrote:
>Hi - CSAA people might be interested t read Andrew Bolt's attack on the 
>recent round of ARCs which appeared in the herald-Sun. The usual 
>anally-retentive anti-intellectual gutter journo crap, but it mentions a 
>few cultstuds projects (including mine on Oz hip hop) by name. The 
>Australian Academy of the Humanities has prepared a response.
>Go to http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/
>find 'Opinion' on the left, and click on Andrew Bolt; scroll down to "Paid 
>to be pointless".
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