Daily Mirror Another sign of the newspaper end times Adam Tinworth Adam has been a blogger for over 15 years, and a journalist for more than 20. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better online journalism. More posts by Adam Tinworth. Adam Tinworth 9 Jan 2017 • 1 min read Cats and dogs lying down together… The Daily Mirror’s parent company is back in talks with Richard Desmond in a potential deal to take a stake in Express Newspapers, the owner of the Express and the Star. Destruction. Consolidation. What next?