David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

What Does It Mean When 2 Giant Newspaper Companies Merge?

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Springfield, Ill., newspaper editor Angie Muhs quit after another wave of job cuts. Her former boss, Gannett CEO Mike Reed, says he sees hope after a mega-merger requiring more layoffs.

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Trump Campaign Accuses Bloomberg News Of Bias

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

The Trump campaign will ban Bloomberg News from events after the company said it would not investigate Michael Bloomberg or other Democratic presidential candidates, but would probe the White House.

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Bloomberg News Says It Won't Cover Owner's Presidential Campaign Or His Rivals

Monday, November 25, 2019

Bloomberg News says it won't cover presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg doesn't want the newsroom he owns reporting on him and the newsroom is planning to accommodate his decision.

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Impeachment Hearings Give Fox News Its Highest Ratings In 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

President Trump says the impeachment inquiry hearings are boring. Top House Intelligence Committee Republican Devin Nunes says ratings are down. But ratings for impeachment are actually strong.

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Those Who Watched The Impeachment Hearings Got An Old Fashioned Civics Lesson

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The major TV networks cleared their schedules to air the impeachment hearings. Millions of Americans watched. There were few viral moments, yet viewers found a televised exercise in civics.

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ABC News Defends Its Epstein Coverage After Leaked Video Of Anchor

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

On the video, anchor Amy Robach complains that ABC News "quashed" her interview with a Jeffrey Epstein accuser, suggesting the network yielded to threats from powerful forces.

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NBC Leadership And #MeToo

Friday, November 01, 2019

Some journalists at NBC News are sharply questioning the judgment of their bosses about how they let Ronan Farrow's reporting on Harvey Weinstein, the defining story in the #MeToo movement, slip away.

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'Deadspin' Journalists Submit Their Resignations To Protest Mandate From New Owners

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Journalists have submitted their resignations en masse to the website Deadspin in a revolt against the policies of new ownership.

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Facebook Introduces News Tab

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Facebook began rolling out a feature in the U.S. on its mobile app: a tab called Facebook News. It highlights stories from established publications selected by a team of journalists.

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Astros Fire Team Official Over Comments To Reporters

Friday, October 25, 2019

The Houston Astros have fired a top team official who taunted female reporters in the team's locker-room during a celebration of the team's pennant-clinching victory over the New York Yankees.

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Houston Astros Fire Assistant General Manager After Uproar Over Comments To Reporters

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Houston Astros fired assistant general manager Brandon Taubman for inappropriate comments directed at a group of female reporters.

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Astros Executive's Rant At Reporters Draws Firestorm On Eve Of Series

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

As the Houston Astros prepare for Game 1 of the World Series, the front office grapples with fallout from Assistant General Manager Brandon Taubman's profane rant targeting female reporters.

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NBC News Executives Under Siege After Release Of 'Catch And Kill'

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The president of NBC News sent a rebuttal to Ronan Farrow over the network's handling of Matt Lauer and the failure to broadcast reporting on Harvey Weinstein. Farrow authored Catch And Kill.

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Video Of Fake Trump Attacking Media Is Widely Condemned

Monday, October 14, 2019

A graphic video showing a fake President Trump shooting and stabbing journalists and political adversaries was shown during a pro-Trump conference at the president's Miami resort last week.

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Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Announces He Is Leaving The Network

Friday, October 11, 2019

Shepard Smith, an anchor at Fox News, announced he is leaving the network. Smith's willingness to question the veracity of some of President Trump's statements put him under pressure at the network.

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Former Today Show Host Matt Lauer Accused Of Rape At 2014 Sochi Olympics

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

A former junior colleague of former Today Show host Matt Lauer has gone on record accusing him of raping her at 2014 Sochi Olympics. Her account also raises questions about NBC's actions and climate.

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Matt Lauer Accused Of Rape In New Book; Former NBC Star Denies 'False Stories'

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

New details about Lauer's alleged behavior are in Ronan Farrow's forthcoming book. Until now, the accuser's identity and her specific allegation of rape had not been publicly known.

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Mass Layoffs, Chaos At 'Sports Illustrated' Spark Journalists' Rebellion

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Executives told staff members on Thursday that about half the newsroom would be laid off, according to two people present at the meetings. The 65-year-old magazine will be run by a digital publisher.

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How Does A President Handle Impeachment Inquiry Stress?

Thursday, October 03, 2019

President Nixon withdrew during his impeachment crisis. President Clinton turned to historians and berated aides. President Trump? He seeks solace on Twitter through conservative media.

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Rudy Giuliani's TV Appearances May Be Fueling Impeachment Scrutiny

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Democrats subpoenaed documents from presidential lawyer Rudy Giuliani, citing statements from a CNN interview. We explore how TV appearances are driving events in the Ukraine whistleblower probe.

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