David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary

Thursday, May 26, 2016

In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.


Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

Monday, May 23, 2016

A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.


Longtime '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer Dies At 84

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Longtime CBS News correspondent Morley Safer has died at age 84, just days after his official retirement from the flagship program, 60 Minutes.


ESPN Site 'The Undefeated' To Explore Intersection Of Sports And Race

Monday, May 16, 2016

ESPN is set Tuesday to launch "The Undefeated," a digital site and news team focused on the intersection of race, sports, politics and culture. NPR profiles "The Undefeated" and its new editor, former Washington Post managing editor Kevin Merida.


'New York Times Magazine' Profile Stirs Controversy Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, May 13, 2016

A profile of Ben Rhodes, one of President Obama's chief national security aides, reports Rhodes and the administration used spin and manipulation to sell the Iran Nuclear Deal to the public.


Facebook Denies Supressing Conservative News Stories

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A former Facebook employee claims the social networking site censors news from conservative sources in its trending news section, according to a story in Gawker's Gizmodo blog.


Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

Friday, May 06, 2016

Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.


How The Media Failed In Covering Donald Trump

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The media didn't create Trump, but that's no defense: They missed his rise and enabled him too.


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.