The Failed Estate

  • The Failed Estate is a website devoted to observations about journalism and the media by someone who spent most of his working life as a journalist. It began in 2009 as a series of posts on the now defunct collective blog Larvatus Prodeo.

    This site is not intended to be a Media Watch-style "gotcha" enterprise in which the host skewers typos, malapropisms and barely disguised plagiarism. It’s more about the role of the media in a liberal democratic state and the pressures on the craft of journalism from the breakdown of established business models and the birth of new ones.

    The Failed Estate is a website devoted to observations about journalism and the media by someone who spent most of his working life as a journalist. It began in 2009 as a series of posts on the now defunct collective blog Larvatus Prodeo.

    Read more about The Failed Estate here.

    The creator and lead author of The Failed Estate is 'Mr Denmore', the pen name of financial journalist Jim Parker, a veteran of 26 years in the media and now a corporate communications adviser.

    Read more about Jim Parker here.

    You can follow Jim Parker / Mr Denmore on Twitter @MrDenmore.

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