David Folkenflik appears in the following:
Monday, May 13, 2013
Bloomberg News' Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler has apologized for the use by reporters of proprietary data about subscribers to the company's business terminals. The practice was entrenched in a newsroom that was carved out of the lucrative terminals leasing division.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
In April, the Associated Press decided the word "illegal" should only be used to describe actions, not people. It's one of several major news outlets that have been reconsidering how to refer to people who are in this country illegally.
Friday, April 26, 2013
David and Charles Koch, billionaires known these days for their politics, are interested in acquiring a collection of daily newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun. If they bought those papers, what would they do with them?
Thursday, April 25, 2013
China Central Television's American offshoot has set up shop just two blocks from the White House. Some say the government-owned English channel is helping redefine acceptable media coverage in China, while others see it as a soft Chinese power play.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The winners of the 2013 Pulitzer Prizes, with awards for journalism, fiction, poetry, drama and music were announced Monday. Among the winners are Adam Johnson for his novel The Orphan Master's Son and The Denver Post for its breaking news coverage of the mass shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in July 2012. Co-host Robert Siegel speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik about the winners.
Friday, April 12, 2013
In the age of digital media, many newspapers have been forced to gut their staffs, leading some media analysts to sound the death knell for enterprise reporting and long-form storytelling. Not so fast, say the craft's most passionate advocates.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
NBC announced Wednesday that Jimmy Fallon will take over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno next spring. But NBC has a raft of other problems including a rocky ride in prime time. Plus, it fell from first place last fall to fifth in February — behind not just the other broadcast networks but the Spanish language Univision.
Friday, March 29, 2013
On Friday, NPR news executives announced that the network's mid-day talk show, Talk of the Nation (TOTN), would cease production this summer. Replacing TOTN will be Here and Now, WBUR's daily show which will now be co-produced with NPR.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The daily call-in show will be replaced by Here and Now, which is produced by Boston's WBUR. Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan is leaving NPR after more than three decades with the network. Science Friday will continue.
Friday, March 29, 2013
NPR executives announced Friday that they will stop production of Talk of the Nation this summer. The call-in program will be replaced with Here and Now, a newsmagazine that will be a co-production of Boston member station WBUR and NPR.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Former New York Times reporter and columnist Anthony Lewis died Monday at the age of 85. Lewis's work covering the Supreme Court earned him two Pulitzer Prizes.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The New York Post, with its brazen and sometimes hilarious, sometimes cruel and punishing headlines, is now promoting itself with a bus tour of Manhattan. It drives by spots where reporters covered the scandals, murders and sensations that make New York City such a competitive tabloid town.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Wall Street Journal's China bureau was the subject of a Department of Justice inquiry into allegations that the bureau had been bribing Chinese officials in exchange for information. Investigation by the parent company turned up no evidence to uphold the claim.
Friday, March 08, 2013
The Amplify tablet is specially designed for K-12 classroom interaction. While the company touts the ability to improve teaching and learning, critics have questioned News Corp.'s motives.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Rupert Murdoch announced on Tuesday the launch of Fox Sports 1, an all sports cable channel that will compete head to head with ESPN.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The final presidential debate left many viewers scratching their heads. It's not that the candidates invoked unimportant issues. It's not that the two held so elevated a conversation mere mortals could not understand. It's that they were debating almost entirely in tone rather than content.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Arthur O. Sulzberger, the quiet man who modernized The New York Times over more than three decades and stubbornly defended the press against government interference, died early Saturday at his home in Long Island. He was 86.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent, discusses yesterday's ruling in the UK about Rupert Murdoch, and what it means for the Post, Wall Street Journal, and US media.
Sunday, April 08, 2012
No question was too pointed during Mike Wallace's storied and notorious television career. The ambush interview. The gotcha. That trademark inflection conveying disbelief. Was there ever a more entertaining American television interviewer than Wallace? He died Saturday at 93.
Saturday, November 05, 2011
A distinctive voice — and character — in television news has died. Andy Rooney, who was 92, was a signature essayist for CBS News for decades. Rooney was one of the most famous curmudgeons in American public life.