David Folkenflik appears in the following:
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Despite cameras on the House floor going dark, a band of Democrats staging a sit-in to insist on a vote on gun control streamed the event, and conducted interviews with media, through smartphones.
Monday, June 20, 2016
On Monday, the newspaper chain Tribune Publishing, becomes "tronc" — a company with a futuristic mission built around distribution of "premium verified content." What the heck does that mean?
Thursday, June 16, 2016
On Thursday, Sumner Redstone's National Amusements Inc., moved to seize control of Viacom from its chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman. Dauman and four other directors were removed from Viacom's board and replaced with prominent corporate figures.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Monday that he was revoking press credentials for
The Washington Post — upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.
Monday, June 13, 2016
In this distinctive campaign season, CNN news anchor Jake Tapper sees the need to be more direct than ever in calling balls and strikes for viewers. NPR looks at an anchor trying to keep up with an unprecedented race.
Friday, June 10, 2016
On Friday, a judge ruled that a $140 million judgment against Gawker Media will stand. After that, the company announced that it has filed for bankruptcy and will be put up for auction.
Friday, June 10, 2016
The fight for control of Viacom is playing out like a soap opera. Ex-Viacom CEO Tom Freston says current CEO Philippe Dauman is running the company aground in an effort to prop up stock value.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Gawker's Nick Denton is at the eye of the storm as his media company faces legal threats financed by a Silicon Valley billionaire.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
A woman's sentencing statement about the man convicted of raping her at Stanford became a viral sensation through
BuzzFeed and an unusual extended reading by a CNN anchor.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
What raised Trump's hackles this time was questions from
The Washington Post about whether he had actually raised — and distributed — $6 million for veterans' causes, as he'd been claiming for months.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Challenged about his fundraising for veterans, Donald Trump detailed $5.6 million he says he has delivered. But the larger message was his ongoing assault on the media, which resonates with his base.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
The media didn't create Trump, but that's no defense: They missed his rise and enabled him too.
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.