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David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

BuzzFeed Under Fire After Deleting Stories Critical Of Its Advertisers

Monday, April 20, 2015

BuzzFeed is facing criticism after acknowledging that it deleted some posts because they criticized its advertisers.

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Report On Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story Cites 'Systematic Failing'

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The now-retracted 2014 article on campus rape, according to a report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, involved errors made at "basically every level of the newsroom."

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Utah Brings Back Firing Squad Executions; Witnesses Recall The Last One

Sunday, April 05, 2015

A new law in Utah allows firing squad as a backup method of execution if lethal injection drugs aren't available. The last time an inmate died by firing squad in the U.S. was in Utah in 2010.

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NPR Appoints The AP's Michael Oreskes As News Chief

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Oreskes is a top Associated Press executive and former New York Times editor who has led newsrooms in such global centers as New York, Washington and Paris.

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HBO Documentary 'The Jinx' Ends With Surprising Confession

Monday, March 16, 2015

In the bombshell finale Sunday night of HBO's six-part documentary "The Jinx," the film's subject, Robert Durst, appeared to confess to several murders.

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Former NBC Executive Returns To Oversee Troubled News Division

Friday, March 06, 2015

Andrew Lack held top roles at NBC from 1993 to 2001. He is returning as chairman of NBC News in the wake of Brian Williams' suspension as chief anchor.

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Fox Defends Bill O'Reilly's Account Of Falklands Conflict

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly's is accused of embellishing his war reporting experience during the Falklands conflict. And in typical O'Reilly fashion, he's not taking the accusations lying down.

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Despite Furious Objections, Bill O'Reilly's War Claims Warrant Scrutiny

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Fox News star's claims of reporting from a war zone, bullets flying, during the Falklands War don't appear to hold up. His countercampaign against his accusers is noteworthy as well.

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David Carr, 'New York Times' Media Critc, Dies At 58

Friday, February 13, 2015

The media correspondent for The New York Times died Thursday night after collapsing in the newsroom. David Carr expertly dissected journalism as an industry and as entertainment. He was 58.

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Brian Williams's Suspension Brings Attention To Tom Brokaw

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

We look at the fraught relationship between NBC's Brian Williams (who has been suspended without pay for six months) and his predecessor, Tom Brokaw.

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Jon Stewart To Leave 'Daily Show,' NBC Suspends Brian Williams

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

NBC News announced it suspended anchor Brian Williams without pay for six months over a story inaccuracy. And, Jon Stewart revealed he would leave Comedy Central's The Daily Show later this year.

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Brian Williams Criticized For Exaggerated Iraq Story

Thursday, February 05, 2015

NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.

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NBC's Williams Admits He Misled Viewers About Wartime Peril

Thursday, February 05, 2015

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams admits that his story of being on a helicopter hit by enemy fire in Iraq in 2003 was wrong, and apologizes to troops and viewers.

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A Sigh Of Relief For The Murdoch Media Empire

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The U.S. Justice Department decides not to prosecute Rupert Murdoch's media companies for their role in a cellphone voice mail hacking scandal.

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Fast-Sprouting Acorn Challenges PBS' British TV Dominance

Monday, February 02, 2015

The niche digital portal Acorn holds rights to some of the best-known British TV shows. David Folkenflik reports it's now streaming some of those shows on its own, in competition with PBS and the BBC.

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Media Outlets Partner With Snapchat To Appeal To Younger Users

Friday, January 30, 2015

As people disappear from the audiences of conventional news organizations, 11 media outlets have partnered with Snapchat in the U.S. to offer its younger users easily digested fare within the app.

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Obama Tries To Spread State Of The Union Messages Outside Speech

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.

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Nancy Grace Says 'Gone Girl' Satire Was Flattering, Made Her Laugh Out Loud

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Gone Girl fictionalizes the controversial cable news star. "I did not go into this to win a popularity contest," says Grace, host of a true crimes and current affairs show on HLN.

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NPR Appoints Longtime Print Reporter As New Ombudsman

Monday, January 12, 2015

Elizabeth Jensen, who has written extensively about public broadcasting, says she is keen to explain NPR's journalistic choices to the public and offer criticism when warranted.

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Not All Publications Reprint Material From 'Charlie Hebdo'

Friday, January 09, 2015

The attack on the satiric magazine has confronted news organizations with a dilemma: whether to republish or broadcast images of the offending cartoons that appear to have inspired the shootings.

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