Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments
What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, April 24th, 2016 - 22 comments
Jim Parker criticises the actions of a Channel Nine film crew whose involvement in an international attempted kidnapping of two children raises ethical and legal issues.
Written By: - Date published: 12:25 pm, December 29th, 2015 - 88 comments
Some random musings on what happened in New Zealand’s media this year.
Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, January 2nd, 2015 - 11 comments
The failed estate is a blogsite run by veteran Australian Journalist Jim Parker. He writes occasional but perceptive posts primarily on media issues. This current post, reprinted with permission, provides a damning critique of main stream media coverage of the Sydney Siege.