David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

'New York Times' Publisher Defends Paper Against Trump's 'Treason' Accusations

Thursday, June 20, 2019

New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger defended the paper against ongoing attacks by President Trump in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal.


'Sports Illustrated' Is Sold Again, But Publishing Won't Shift To New Owner Yet

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Authentic Brands Group is buying the iconic magazine to take advantage of licensing opportunities. Meredith Corp., which acquired it in 2018, will continue to publish the magazine.


Tampered Videos Threaten To Hijack 2020 Political Conversations

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Videos suggesting that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was drunk and slurring her words went viral. They were proven to be fake but the damage was done. Should Facebook have taken them down?


CBS News Places Gayle King Front And Center In Revamp

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

CBS's Gayle King is having a moment at a time of scandals and ratings struggles at the network. She has emerged with a hefty new contract and a new team as the new CBS This Morning debuted Monday.


Gayle King Is Front And Center After 'CBS This Morning' Revamp

Monday, May 20, 2019

CBS' Gayle King is having a moment at a time of scandals and ratings struggles at the network. She's emerged with a hefty new contract and a new team as the new CBS This Morning debuts Monday.


Police Raid Of Journalist's Home In San Francisco Sets Off First Amendment Firestorm

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

San Francisco police raided a freelance journalist's home on Friday to find out the source of a damaging leak. The raid set off a firestorm and plays into broader fears about press freedoms.


CBS News Announces Changes To Flagship Shows

Monday, May 06, 2019

CBS News is changing the lineup of its flagship shows: CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News — amid rating concerns, and fallout from sexual harassment revelations.


New CBS News President Aims To Make Mark On Network With Staff Shake-Up

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Amid sagging ratings, CBS News President Susan Zirinsky plans to rebuild the network's flagship morning and evening broadcasts around several rising stars.


Mueller Report: How Truthful Has The Trump Administration Been?

Friday, April 19, 2019

The special counsel report laid bare a number of examples of White House officials who publicly lied, or were asked to by the president. Under oath, they told Mueller's team something different.


A Look At Julian Assange's Legacy — And The Surprising Reach Of His Influence

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, was arrested in London Thursday. He is charged with a single count of conspiracy related to the release of secret U.S. government documents in 2010.


'National Enquirer' And American Media's Other Tabloids Are For Sale

Thursday, April 11, 2019

American Media announced it is trying to sell its tabloids. The company, CEO David Pecker and the National Enquirer have been embroiled in controversies surrounding President Trump.


'National Enquirer' Publisher Looks To Sell Magazines

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Host Ailsa Chang speaks to NPR's David Folkenflik about the news that American Media intends to sell its tabloids, including National Enquirer.


Media Outlets Became A Target After Mueller Probe Results Surfaced

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into 2016 election interference ignited an immediate barrage of criticism against the media.


Mueller's Investigation, According To The Media

Saturday, March 23, 2019

For the nearly two years since Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed, cable networks CNN, MSNBC and Fox have shaped Americans' perceptions of his investigation with their coverage.


Former Murdoch Executive Says He Quit Over Fox's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.


How The Media Covered The Standoff Between High School Student, Native American Man

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The media is in the spotlight for its coverage of a standoff between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American elder.


Mueller Team Breaks Usual Silence To Dispute Buzzfeed's Cohen Perjury Report

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The special counsel's office, normally tight-lipped, issued a rare statement Friday night, saying the story — which said the president ordered Cohen to lie to Congress — mischaracterized the evidence.


Tribune Publishing CEOs Are Out After A Series Of Controversies

Friday, January 18, 2019

Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.


Gannett Faces Hostile Bid From Company Known For Gutting Newsrooms

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Gannett, the owner of USA Today and some 100 other newspaper properties has received an unsolicited bid from another newspaper group, MNG, known for imposing severe cost-cutting measures.


Trump's Oval Office Address Presents News Executives With A Catch-22

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

President Trump's first Oval Office address has presented a conundrum for news executives. They're convinced he won't make news and fear he'll mislead the public. But they're broadcasting it, along with the Democrats' response.