David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Las Vegas Columnist Quits After Ban On Writing About Adelson

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned after being told he could no longer write about two of the state's biggest players, including his paper's new owner, Sheldon Adelson.


How A Media Metaphor Took Root In GOP Political Circles

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

For much of the primary season — especially early on when there were 17 candidates — the conventional wisdom relied on lane theory. That is candidates had to win their lane, such as party insider.


Gannett Co. Offers To Buy Tribune Publishing, Owner Of Storied Newspapers

Monday, April 25, 2016

Gannett Co., owner of USA Today, is offering to buy Tribune Publishing in a deal valued at about $400 million. Tribune owns the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and more.


Gannett Makes A Bid For Tribune Publishing

Monday, April 25, 2016

Media giant Gannett, which owns USA Today and many local newspapers, announced Monday morning that it's trying to buy Tribune Publishing, owner of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.


#NeverTrump Efforts Could Take Tips From 2011 Correspondents Dinner

Friday, April 15, 2016

President Obama and comedian Seth Meyers made cracks at the real estate magnate's expense over birtherism and Trump's political credentials — mocking him relentlessly at the event.


How Janice Min Transformed 'The Hollywood Reporter' Into A Glamorous Weekly

Thursday, April 07, 2016

And they said print is dead. Janice Min turned around Us Weekly and now The Hollywood Reporter — transforming a trade daily into a glossy magazine relevant to advertisers and the movie community.


What Is — Or Should Be — Media's Role In Donald Trump's Rise?

Saturday, April 02, 2016

There has been a lively debate in political and media circles about the extent to which Donald Trump's rise has been fueled by news media.


Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker

Saturday, March 19, 2016

A jury has decided the news and gossip site Gawker should pay $115 million and punitive damages to Terry Bollea, better known as Hulk Hogan. Gawker had posted excerpts of a video showing him having sex with a friend's wife.


The BuzzFeed Buzz Saw: Why Campaigns Should Fear These Four 20-Somethings

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Even before he became "BuzzFeed Andrew," Andrew Kaczynski spent hours a day scouring archives for political research. Now the 26-year-old leads a team bringing controversies and scoops to the public.


NPR Clarifies Cokie Roberts' Role After Anti-Trump Column

Monday, March 14, 2016

The veteran commentator co-authored a column calling on "the rational wing" of the Republican Party to prevent Donald Trump's nomination for president.


MSNBC Fires Host Melissa Harris-Perry Over Controversial Memo

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Melissa Harris-Perry, who recently parted ways with MSNBC, talks about her rift with the cable network.


Decades Later, 'Spy' Magazine Founders Continue To Torment Trump

Monday, March 07, 2016

No journalists have scrutinized Donald Trump more — or infuriated him more — than Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen during their days at Spy magazine.


Journalists Struggle To Describe Trump's Racially Charged Rhetoric

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

As more critics point to an undercurrent of bigotry in some of Donald Trump's statements, journalists grapple with how to characterize what he says — and what he means.


NBC Parts Ways With MSNBC Anchor Melissa Harris-Perry

Monday, February 29, 2016

MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry had repeatedly questioned the network's commitment to progressive voices and people of color, NBC says. She vented her concerns in a widely circulated email.


Univision's Ramos Seeks New Audiences On Facebook — And Draws Millions

Friday, February 19, 2016

On the campaign trail, the chief anchor of the Spanish-language network Univision, Jorge Ramos, chases three quarries: voters, viewers and relevance.

A self-described dinosaur who insists on mastering new tricks, Ramos and his team now reach an audience of millions who are watching not on television, but via video streams ...


Spectacle Of Spin: The Post-Debate Room Where The Truth Gets Dizzy

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Hundred of reporters are lined up in rows, looking at flat-screen televisions like bettors at a racetrack. Producers are recording on iPhones and reporters are deploying selfie sticks to capture live shots, while crew toting video cameras stalk bigger game.

The quarry — presidential candidates and their surrogates — are ...


Political Reporters Wrestle With How To Depict What's Driving Voters

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The idea that voter anger is fueling the fortunes of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders has consumed much coverage. Political reporters in New Hampshire grapple with how best to reflect voter sentiment.


ABC's Bob Woodruff: The Unexpected Life

Friday, January 29, 2016

The ABC News correspondent was almost killed in Iraq 10 years ago. His recovery and return to network journalism beat all the odds.


Donald Trump To Skip Fox News Debate Over Megyn Kelly Spat

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Donald Trump's stormy relationship with the Fox News Channel took a new turn with The Donald's announcement that he won't participate in the network's GOP debate on Thursday.


Area Satirical Publication The Onion Sold To Univision (Seriously)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Spanish-language network gets a 40 percent, controlling stake in The Onion and related sites, including The A.V. Club and Clickhole. The move comes as Univision tries to reach more millennials.