David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

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.


The Vegas Columnist And The Newspaper Owner Who Once Sued Him For Libel

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Sheldon Adelson has filed three libel suits against journalists. One, a columnist at the Las Vegas Journal-Review, which Adelson bought last year, went broke facing the billionaire GOP donor in court.


Sean Penn Faces Backlash Over 'Rolling Stone' Story On 'El Chapo'

Monday, January 11, 2016

The actor Sean Penn is facing criticism over his interview with the drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for Rolling Stone. But some of the criticism may be misdirected.


Sean Penn, El Chapo, and the Ethics of Their Mountaintop Meeting

Monday, January 11, 2016

How Sean Penn was able to reach the Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo before the authorities could is remarkable in itself. But did Penn and Rolling Stone conduct ethically sound journalism?

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Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Revealed As Buyer of Las Vegas Paper

Thursday, December 17, 2015

NPR previously reported on the investigation into who bought The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson purchased the paper for $140 million, his family confirmed in a statement Thursday.


Who Bought The 'Las Vegas Review-Journal?' Reporters Investigate

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Who's the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal? Many journalists — especially the paper's own employees — have been trying to figure out the answer.


Hugh Hewitt's Presence On Debate Stage Represents Larger GOP Push

Monday, December 14, 2015

Conservative journalists are playing in the GOP presidential primary debates by serving as panelists. It is a result of reforms pushed by the Republican Party in light of Mitt Romney's 2012 loss.


Donald Trump Has Escalated His Rhetoric. So Has The Press Covering Him

Friday, December 11, 2015

As the front-running GOP presidential candidate's controversial pronouncements multiply, the reporting, commentary and editorials from major news outlets have taken on more urgency.


Trump Comments, Terror Events Provide Punch For Tabloid Front Pages

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Following the San Bernardino massacre and heightened rhetoric about Muslims, newspapers — both tabloid and conventional dailies — have been making news for taking tough stances on their front pages.


Donald Trump's Rhetoric Creates Challenges For The Media

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

NPR examines whether Donald Trump's statements on Muslim immigration will mark a decisive shift in the media's treatment of the presidential candidate.


Frenzied Media Pore Over Home Of San Bernardino Killers During Live Broadcasts

Friday, December 04, 2015

The landlord tells NPR that he allowed journalists into the Redlands, Calif., home of Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik after it was returned to his control by federal law enforcement officials.


Media Broadcast Live Inside Suspected San Bernardino, Calif., Shooters' Home

Friday, December 04, 2015

On Friday, journalists were allowed into Syed Farook's apartment in Redlands, Calif. A tour of the home was broadcast live, including images of drivers' licenses, Social Security cards, and photographs.


Acclaimed Documentary About Campus Rape Draws Critics Too

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The Hunting Ground, shortlisted for next year's Oscars, has inspired a backlash — not only for its perspective but for the factual foundation on which it is based and its reporting methods.


ExxonMobil, Columbia University Clash Over Student Journalists' Reports

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The students' articles, published by the Los Angeles Times, helped to bring attention to whether the energy firm misled investors and the public about the risks associated with climate change.


CNN's 'The Hunting Ground' Scrutinized For Portrayal Of Campus Sexual Assault

Monday, November 23, 2015

CNN's documentary The Hunting Ground makes the case that universities are letting rapists walk free and has come under withering attack for ignoring facts that contradict the film's claims.


Is There A Hierarchy Of The Importance Of Death In The News Business?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

A day before the Paris attacks, two suicide bombers killed more than 40 people in a crowded commercial district of Beirut, Lebanon. Did the news media cover each story equally?


Conservative Pundits Wage War Of Words And Finger-Pointing

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly has used his show to go after a leading critic of his book on President Reagan: The Washington Post's George Will, who is also a Fox News contributor.