About Unmade

Unmade was started by former Mumbrella founder Tim Burrowes in 2021. In 2022, Tim was joined by former Mumbrella colleague Damian Francis. Combined, they have well over 50 years experience in journalism, mainly writing about the media and marketing industry.

With Tim dividing his time between the UK and Australia, and Damian based in Sydney, Unmade offers a unique perspective on developments in the global marketing world seen through an Australian lens.

Unmade’s purpose is to offer context and insights otherwise lost in the daily agenda of press release driven coverage. The name is inspired by that of Tim’s best selling1 first book, Media Unmade was published by Hardie Grant Books in 2021.

Unmade is published on the Substack platform.

Most content published by Unmade is free, with additional analysis and podcasts available only to paying subscribers.

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Briefly best selling on the day it launched, in the very narrow Amazon category of Media Studies

Contact us

We welcome announcements, updates and press releases via the email address: newsdesk@unmade.media.

And if you want to message us directly, that’s tim@unmade.media and damian@unmade.media,