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David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

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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Gas Station TV Capitalizes On A Captive Audience

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gas Station TV is a company that provides television programming on screens at gas station pumps around the country. The company's CEO says its content and advertisements reach 50 million people.

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NPR Chief Announces Departure Of Key Digital Strategist

Monday, October 06, 2014

CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.

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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

Thursday, October 02, 2014

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.

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ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons For Roger Goodell Comments

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Simmons criticized NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case and pointedly called him a "liar." Melissa Block talks with David Folkenflik.

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The Video, The Tabloid Site And The NFL's Unwanted Reckoning

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on his then-fiancee was public knowledge. But new video released by TMZ on Monday defined the story, says NPR's David Folkenflik.

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Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, has announced he's replacing the paper's current publisher with Frederick Ryan, one of the founders of Politico.

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In Plagiarism And Lost Posts, BuzzFeed's Strained Journalistic Evolution

Monday, August 25, 2014

BuzzFeed recently fired a political editor and took down thousands of older posts. The incidents reflect the growing pains of the social media powerhouse as much as they show lapses in journalistic standards.

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In Covering Foley's Killing, Media Outlets Face A Difficult Choice

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The execution of the American journalist James Foley by ISIS casts new attention on how news organizations cover graphic violence, and how they cover the risks taken by their own colleagues and peers.

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When The Wedding Is Just The Beginning

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The romantic drama Love Is Strange finds John Lithgow and Alfred Molina playing newly married men whose lives are upended and whose spaces are disrupted.

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David Gregory Leaves NBC, To Be Replaced By Chuck Todd

Thursday, August 14, 2014

David Gregory announced on Twitter that he's leaving NBC News, where he's hosted Meet the Press since 2008. NBC political director Chuck Todd will be the next host of the weekly political chat show.

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Margot Adler, A Venerable And Beloved NPR Voice, Passes At 68

Monday, July 28, 2014

Longtime NPR correspondent Margot Adler died at the age of 68, after a battle with cancer. Adler's work ranged from the serious to the whimsical and often showcased her love of New York City.

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In Gaza Conflict, Media Face An Old, Impossible Task: Covering It

Friday, July 25, 2014

Despite sweeping changes in the ways that the news media operate, one thing hasn't changed: the difficulties journalists face in covering the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Time Warner Rebuffs Rupert Murdoch's Big-Dollar Bid For Media Giant

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Time Warner has rejected a buyout offer, reportedly as high as $80 billion, from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. A deal between the two companies would create a media powerhouse โ€” and a thicket of challenges for anti-trust regulators.

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Murdoch Says His Bid For Rival Time Warner Was Rejected

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed that it made an offer to buy the owner of HBO, Warner Bros., TBS and CNN but got shot down.

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Vargas, Journalist And Immigration Activist, Is Detained In Texas

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented Filipino immigrant, has been detained at a Border Patrol station.

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The Rise Of The Online Rebuttal โ€” And How It's Making Waves In Print

Monday, July 14, 2014

Actor George Clooney published an online response to allegations made about his upcoming marriage by The Daily Mail, convincing the British tabloid to take its story down. It was just the latest successful example of an evolving phenomenon: the online rebuttal.

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CBS Lost Appetite For Government Watchdog Stories, Attkisson Says

Monday, July 07, 2014

When the investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson left CBS this year, she did not do so quietly. She contends the network refused to run stories that might damage President Obama.

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For UK Phone-Hacking Case, An End In Acquittal And Conviction

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murodoch's newspaper empire in Britain, has been acquitted of phone hacking and other criminal charges. But Andrew Coulson, former editor of a Murdoch-owned tabloid and one-time chief spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron, was convicted. The verdicts comprise the latest development in a scandal that has touched the heights of British media and politics.

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1 Editor Cleared, 1 Found Guilty In U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Former News of the World editor Andrew Coulson was found guilty Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a trial centering on illegal activity in the Murdoch newspaper empire.

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