David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Trump Can't Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Judge Says

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the president and his aides cannot block critics from seeing his Twitter account simply because they had posted caustic replies to his tweets in the past.


Fox's Cavuto: Trump Skeptic, Genial Workhorse

Friday, May 18, 2018

Neil Cavuto is something of a rarity at Fox: a civil presence and a critic of the president. He also hosts 17 hours live every week despite health issues so severe he can hardly read a teleprompter.


Fox News' Neil Cavuto Hosts 17 Hours Of Live TV A Week Despite Physical Challenges

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Neil Cavuto is a relatively calm Fox News personality. He's a Wall Street conservative less prone to shouting than musing, a host given to letting his guests have their say. He hosts more hours of cable news than anyone else at the big three news cable channels: 17 hours of live shows a week. And he does that despite having multiple sclerosis, which prevents him from doing so much as reading from a teleprompter.


Fox News Pays $10 Million To Settle Racial, Gender Bias Suits

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The settlements primarily involved allegations of racial bias against Fox News as well as gender bias and retaliation claims. The controlling Murdoch family hopes instead to focus on big deals ahead.


NBC Investigation Finds Employees Did Not Feel Comfortable Registering Complaints

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

NBC Universal released report critical of climate at NBC News in wake of the Matt Lauer scandal, saying employees did not feel comfortable registering formal complaints. It also said current news leadership did not have knowledge of allegations.


NBC Universal Report Affirms Credibility Of Accusations Against Lauer

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

An NBC Universal report on NBC News finds accusations against Matt Lauer credible but says there's no proof executives knew. It calls for reforming HR and encouraging employees to report complaints.


NRATV Strays Seemingly Far Afield From Gun Ownership

Monday, May 07, 2018

National Rifle Association members did not have to travel to Dallas to keep up with activities at the recent annual convention. They could go online and tune in to NRATV for a live stream. NRATV isn't just for the convention. It's available to anyone with an internet connection, providing a steady pro-gun message, whether viewers belong to the NRA or not.


Under Pressure, Tronc Recognizes 'Chicago Tribune' Union

Sunday, May 06, 2018

In the face of overwhelming support for the labor drive, the troubled media company relented, saying Sunday that it will negotiate with journalists at its Chicago-area publications.


Major News Outlets Under Scrutiny For How They Handled Controversies

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The New York Times and MSNBC are both facing criticisms they were less than transparent in handling recent complaints against high-profile employees.


Comedian's Controversial Performance At D.C. Gala Prompts Renewed Criticism

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner featured a controversial performance by comedian Michelle Wolf, prompting renewed criticism of the annual event.


NBC Culture Questioned As Former Anchor Tom Brokaw Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Friday, April 27, 2018

Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw is the latest to be accused of sexual harassment allegations at the network, as reports raise new questions about the workplace culture at NBC.


Comcast's $31 Billion Bid For U.K.-Based Sky Complicates Murdoch Plans

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Rupert Murdoch had decided to take over the British media giant and flip it with other 21st Century Fox properties in a sale to Disney. But Sky directors have pulled support from his bid.


Newsroom To 'Chicago Tribune': With 85 Percent Backing, We Have Votes For Union

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tribune journalists give corporate owner Tronc a day to recognize the union voluntarily. Otherwise, they say they will force a federal vote that "will result overwhelmingly in our favor."


AT&T CEO Says Proposed Merger With Time Warner Would Benefit Everyone

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The U.S. Justice Department is opposing the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner arguing it will weaken competition and harm consumers. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson took the stand Tuesday to argue that the merger will benefit both the companies and the public.


Conservative Talk Show Host Sean Hannity Defends Connection To Trump's Lawyer

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The revelation that Fox News host Sean Hannity is the mystery third client of President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen is raising big questions about Hannity's judgment. Hannity defended Cohen on the air and railed against the raid of his home and office, but never disclosed his association with Cohen to Fox viewers.


Why FBI Investigators Might Be Interested In 'National Enquirer's' Political Turn

Friday, April 13, 2018

When federal prosecutors served President Trump's personal lawyer — Michael Cohen — a warrant this week - one of the things on the list was Cohen's communications with a man named David J. Pecker, the publisher of the National Enquirer. NPR looks at why the special counsel might be interested in this communication.


In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic 'Chicago Tribune,' Newsroom Pushes To Form Union

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Journalists at the Chicago Tribune say they want to unionize to secure better pay and resources to fulfill their mission. Parent company Tronc sold the LA Times soon after its newsroom unionized.


Fox News Is President Trump's Favorite TV Channel

Sunday, April 08, 2018

President Trump promotes Fox News on Twitter and seems to take policy cues from the shows. Fox News has massive influence on the president.


Analysis: In Trump's Twitter Feed, A Tale Of Sound And Fury

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump's tweets delight supporters who say they find him honest, funny and refreshing. But his tweets distract and dismay his detractors, alienate many of his allies and misdirect much of the media.


How The President's Twitter Can Be A Tool To Understand The Trump Administration

Friday, April 06, 2018

In some ways, the best way to understand the Trump White House is to follow the President's Twitter feed. It is a world of aggression, self-praise and display of ALL CAPS anxieties — and where he often announces firings of key officials.