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David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Removed From Trump Press Conference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Donald Trump's "blunt talk" on immigration has brought him head-to-head with Spanish-language media. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was physically removed from a Trump press conference Tuesday.


As Killings Unfold On Live TV, Media Consider The Graphic Footage

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Today's shooting of two journalists during a broadcast has reopened a conversation about how (or even if) sensitive material like the TV station's video — and the gunman's video — should be shared.


Donald Trump Escalates His Fight With The Media

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

During a news conference in Iowa, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had Jorge Ramos of Univision, the largest Spanish-language network in the U.S., thrown out. He was ultimately let back in.


Fox News Chairman Ailes Forced To Steady Relationship With Trump

Friday, August 21, 2015

Roger Ailes is used to having Republican politicians show deference to his channel but presidential candidate Donald Trump shows deference to pretty much no one — and that's scrambled the equation.


HBO To Air Exclusive New Episodes Of 'Sesame Street'

Friday, August 14, 2015

The not-for-profit company that produces the children's TV show Sesame Street has struck a five-year deal with premium cable channel HBO. Older episodes of the show will still be available on PBS.


Donald Trump's On Again Off Again Relationship With Fox News

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Republican presidential debate earned Fox News record ratings, and despite the clash, no outlet has done more of late to present Donald Trump as a serious thinker than Fox.


GOP Presidential Hopefuls Are Squaring Up For First Debate Bout

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Thursday night's GOP debates on Fox News — especially the prime time event, featuring front runner Donald J. Trump — are among the most anticipated cable programs in recent memory.


Factual Error Opens CNN Star Sanjay Gupta To Scrutiny Over Dual Roles

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

While covering the earthquake in Nepal, the network's chief medical reporter, who is also a brain surgeon, operated on a young victim — and misidentified her. Does it matter?


NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

Thursday, July 02, 2015

After a scandal knocked out his predecessor Brian Williams, last week Lester Holt become the network's chief news anchor — the first African-American to do so at a broadcast network.


Remembering John Carroll, A Champion Of Tough Journalism

Monday, June 15, 2015

NPR's David Folkenflik, who worked under Carroll at The Baltimore Sun, looks back at the career of the lauded newspaper editor who led the Los Angeles Times to 13 Pulitzer Prizes in just five years.


Rupert Murdoch Plans To Step Down As CEO Of 21st Century Fox

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Rupert Murdoch plans to step down as CEO of 21st Century Fox. He will be replaced by his son, James.


Relentless Cable Mogul John Malone Works Behind The Scenes

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

John Malone, the man behind the proposed $55 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable by smaller Charter Communications, controls some of the best known media and entertainment properties in the country.


George Stephanopoulos Discloses Donations To Clinton Foundation

Thursday, May 14, 2015

George Stephanopoulos says he donated a total of $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation from 2012 through 2014. None of the donations were disclosed until Thursday, and the ABC anchor has apologized.

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Al Jazeera America Replaces CEO Amid Lawsuit

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Al Jazeera America is a network in crisis. It recently forced out its CEO after three top female executives left, and a lawsuit raised a slew of allegations of discrimination against women, favoritism and management by retaliation.


Months After Scandal, Will Brian Williams Return To NBC News?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The professional fate of Brian Williams remains up in the air after a scandal led to his six month suspension as chief anchor of NBC News. What path could lead him back to the anchor's chair?


Dr. Oz Responds To Criticism On His Show

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dr. Oz is in the spotlight after a number of doctors signed an open letter to Columbia University asking that it revoke his faculty position. On his show Thursday, Dr. Oz addressed his critics.

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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.


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.


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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