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David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Al Sharpton's Two Hats: Cable News Host And Activist

Friday, December 12, 2014

As a cable news host, Al Sharpton is covering big stories such as the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner involving his work as an activist. There can be tension in the two roles.

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New Republic Staffers Saw A Clash Between Its Mission And New Methods

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Owner Chris Hughes says his shakeup of the magazine aims to create a sustainable means for its commentary and long-form political profiles, but departing journalists see his plan as destructive.

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'New Republic' Owner Defends Strategy Shift That Led Many To Quit

Monday, December 08, 2014

Media correspondent David Folkenflik talks with Chris Hughes, owner and publisher of The New Republic, about last week's editorial shake-up at the 100-year-old publication.

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New 'New Republic': A 'Vertically Integrated Digital Media Company'

Monday, December 08, 2014

The magazine saw an exodus of 50 top contributors in the days after billionaire owner Chris Hughes, formerly of Facebook, announced The New Republic was going to move to New York and transform.

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Defining Narrative Questioned In 'Rolling Stone' UVA Rape Story

Friday, December 05, 2014

Rolling Stone says new discrepancies have emerged in its recent story about an alleged campus rape at the University of Virginia.

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Coming Soon To A Filling Station Near You: $1.99 Gasoline

Friday, December 05, 2014

OnCue in Oklahoma City was the first place in the country to drop its price per gallon below $2. Several other cities are likely to get similarly cheap gas soon, an expert says.

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'New York Times' Hires Former NPR Executive To Lead Digital Push

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.

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Cable News Channel Fusion Searches For Its Audience

Monday, November 24, 2014

ABC and Univision launched Fusion a year ago. The channel was designed to appeal to young Hispanics who consume content in English. Fusion pivoted immediately, hoping to appeal to all millennials.

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In NPR And AP Cosby Interviews, A 'No Comment' That Said Everything

Saturday, November 22, 2014

After rape allegations against him gained renewed scrutiny in October, Bill Cosby stayed quiet. NPR had one of the first chances to get that silence on record, and led AP to reconsider its coverage.

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'Fake Sheikh' Accused Of Tricking Sources Into Making News

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A new BBC documentary shines a bright light on the so-called "Fake Sheikh," an infamous British tabloid writer who posed as a Middle Eastern sheikh and enticed people into sometimes illegal behavior.

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'Washington Post' To Add Editor's Notes To Fareed Zakaria Columns

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The editorial page editor of The Washington Post says he will append editor's notes to four columns by Fareed Zakaria, saying the columns failed to credit sources sufficiently.

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Friction At First Look Media Spills Into Public View

Monday, November 03, 2014

Internal tension at the digital journalism outfit First Look spilled into public view this week. As First Look itself reported, a spat between journalists and the company's billionaire founder ended with the departure of one of its most prominent employees, writer Matt Taibbi.

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Allegations Emerge Against Fired CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Canadian actress has put her name to allegations of forcible sex, joining more than a half dozen others who have anonymously told the Toronto Star that they were assaulted by recently-fired CBC host Jian Ghomeshi.

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At Ben Bradlee's Funeral, Mourners Mark More Than His Life

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

At Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral on Wednesday, friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to Benjamin C. Bradlee, the late executive editor of The Washington Post.

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Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.

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Journalist And Political Aide Frank Mankiewicz Dies At 90

Friday, October 24, 2014

Frank Mankiewicz, press secretary to Robert Kennedy and presidential campaign manager for George McGovern, died Thursday night in Washington, D.C. The journalist and former president of NPR was 90.

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'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped Define Modern American Journalism

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As executive editor, Ben Bradlee led The Washington Post to national acclaim. He was best known as a champion of ambitious reporters and stylish writers, goading them to new heights. He died Tuesday.

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On Vacation, See You Soon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Just a brief administrative note to say we'll be back soon.

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Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.

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In Forcing Out Senior Executive, New CEO Mohn Puts Stamp On NPR

Friday, October 17, 2014

Kinsey Wilson, hailed by many observers as a digital visionary, was abruptly ousted earlier this month. CEO Jarl Mohn says he sees untapped opportunities for growth in radio and digital audiences.

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