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David Folkenflik

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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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To Defeat A Goliath, David Brat Got Help In Conservative Media

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik looks at the role that conservative media may have played in the upset defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in his Republican primary.

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School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Lawmakers in the House plan to vote this week on whether to allow schools to delay implementing new nutrition standards in school lunches. Some policymakers have called the standards "over the top."

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'New York Times' Editor: Losing Snowden Scoop 'Really Painful'

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Edward Snowden didn't trust The New York Times with his revelations about the NSA because the paper initially spiked an earlier story about the warrantless wiretapping of Americans.

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Judge Sums Phone-Hacking Details, As Jury Prepares To Decide Case

Thursday, June 05, 2014

A London judge has been summarizing the findings of a phone-hacking trial that has touched the highest levels of British politics and journalism. The case is expected to go to the jury very soon.

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An Old-Fashioned Newspaperman Takes The Helm In A Digital World

Friday, May 30, 2014

Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of The New York Times, is a proud defender of old-school newsroom values. But, he says, he recognizes that both he and the Times need to adapt to the digital era.

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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In an interview with NPR, The New York Times' new executive editor, Dean Baquet, said Jill Abramson was fired because of her failed relationship with the publisher and with senior editors.

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In Layoff Announcement, NPR Says It Will End 'Tell Me More'

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

National Public Radio has eliminated 28 positions and plans to end the program "Tell Me More." The moves come as the network continues its attempt to eliminate budget deficits.

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NPR To End 'Tell Me More,' Eliminate 28 Positions

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The moves come as part of the network's effort to eliminate budget deficits. Tell Me More host Michel Martin will remain with NPR.

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What Does Jill Abramson's Firing Mean?

Monday, May 19, 2014

What the Abramson firing says about the troubling way women are treated in corporate America.

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Home Of Sanctuary Movement Revives Strategy To Stop Deportation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

In Tucson, Ariz., a man set to be deported has taken sanctuary in a church. Immigrant rights activists are hailing the move as a new way to fight the Obama administration's deportation policies.

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'The New York Times' Announces Surprise Change Of Management

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The New York Times has announced that Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will replace Jill Abramson as the executive editor. Both Abramson and Baquet were named to their current jobs in 2011.

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NPR Picks Jarl Mohn As Its Next CEO

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Jarl Mohn replaces Gary Knell, who left last year to run the National Geographic Society. Mohn is slated to start work at NPR on July 1.

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Crackdown In Egypt Scares Off Presidential Candidates

Monday, May 12, 2014

There are only two candidates. The man likely to win is Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who led the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The candidate willing to go up against him is Hamdeen Sabahi.

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