David Horton is a writer and polymath. He has qualifications in both science and the arts with careers in biology, archaeology, publishing some 100 scientific papers and a number of books on biology and archaeology.
Now retired to become a professional writer and farmer, he often screams at tv news bulletins, writes a blog, writes a newspaper column, and edits his local paper.
His books include The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia (1994 - winner NSW Premier's Literary Award) and The Pure State of Nature (2000).
He is also the creator of the Indigenous Language Map.
(You can read more by David Horton on his The Watermelon Blog or follow him on Twitter
Articles written by David Horton (17)
- 25 June 2014 | Irony at the ABC
- 16 May 2014 | The Australian Tories and the Currency Lads and Lasses
- 3 May 2014 | Joe Hockey finds wind turbines offensive
- 28 March 2014 | The class war is over — now the medals to the victors
- 18 March 2014 | Canberra March in March: Social media made flesh
- 3 March 2014 | Political rats: The buck stops here
- 20 December 2013 | The Abbott Hustle
- 4 October 2013 | Faux balance and poor research creates a false narrative
- 16 September 2013 | Tony Abbott in Police Academy 9
- 12 September 2013 | Give me Libertarianism or give me Life
- 22 May 2013 | Rupert Murdoch’s journalistic cancer
- 30 March 2013 | The problem with anonymous sources
- 23 March 2013 | The game that got away
- 26 February 2013 | People in political parties
- 5 February 2013 | Steering the ABC Titanic
- 25 October 2012 | Open letter to ABC managing director Mark Scott
- 5 March 2012 | The failure of the fourth estate