David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Ex-staffer sues Fox News and former Trump aide over sexual abuse claims

Thursday, January 26, 2023

In a lawsuit, an ex-staffer alleges the late Fox News chief Roger Ailes, shown above, sexually abused her for years. She is also suing former top Fox executive Bill Shine, alleging he enabled Ailes.

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Florida Power CEO implicated in scandals abruptly steps down

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Eric Silagy, the CEO of Florida Power & Light unexpectedly announced his retirement. The company said the move was not connected to a burgeoning political spending scandal.

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NPR and 'New York Times' ask judge to unseal documents in Fox defamation case

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

NPR and The New York Times are seeking to convince a Delaware court to unseal documents to see whether Fox News defamed Dominion Voting Systems over claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential race.

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M&M's replaces its spokescandies with Maya Rudolph after Tucker Carlson's rants

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The Fox News host attacked the minor brand changes as "woke" and declared that M&M's wouldn't stop until "you're totally turned off." Maya Rudolph will replace the cartoons as M&M's spokeswoman.

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Maya Rudolph is the new face of M&M's ad campaign

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

M&M is withdrawing its "spokescandy" ads after Fox's Tucker Carlson railed about the candies' de-sexualization — as part of a push for a "woke" society. (Story aired on ATC on Jan. 24, 2023.)

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Tucker Carlson's war on M&M's

Monday, January 23, 2023

M&M is withdrawing its "spokescandy" ads after Fox's Tucker Carlson railed about the candies' de-sexualization as part of a push for a "woke" society. Maya Rudolph is the new face of the ad campaign.

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Fox News' defense in defamation suit invokes debunked election-fraud claims

Monday, January 23, 2023

Disproven claims about Donald Trump's loss in 2020, many debunked in real time by Fox's own reporters, are part of Fox News' defense against a $1.6 billion lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems.

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Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion defamation suit against Fox News goes to trial

Sunday, January 22, 2023

With Rupert Murdoch being questioned under oath, Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion defamation suit against Fox News has hit a critical juncture: Both sides are gearing up for a trial.

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The debate over C-SPAN's cameras in the House

Sunday, January 15, 2023

A new Congress was just sworn in — and a debate is emerging about expanding access to C-SPAN cameras on the House floor.

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How the media is covering allegations that Biden mishandled classified documents

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

News outlets are sharply scrutinizing the disclosure that President Biden's private attorneys reported finding classified documents at an office he used while he was vice president.

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Remembering Barbara Walters

Friday, January 06, 2023

We remember Barbara Walters, a titan of journalism.

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Trailblazing journalist Barbara Walters has died at 93

Friday, December 30, 2022

Over more than a half century, the driven celebrity journalist built one of the most remarkable careers in TV news. She was 93.

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She was an ABC News producer. She also was a corporate operative

Saturday, December 24, 2022

An ABC News freelance producer gathered dirt on critics of a consulting firm's powerful clients. A former network president says her actions confirm people's worst suspicions about the news media.

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Fox News' Sean Hannity says he knew all along Trump lost the election

Thursday, December 22, 2022

"I did not believe it for one second," Hannity said under oath about former President Trump's false claims that Dominion Voting Systems cheated him of votes in 2020. Dominion is suing Fox News.

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She was an ABC News producer. She also was a corporate operative

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

An ABC News freelance producer confronted critics of a consulting firm's powerful clients. Her actions confirm people's worst suspicions about the news media, says a former network news president.

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In the Southeast, power company money flows to news sites that attack their critics

Monday, December 19, 2022

Alabama Power and Florida Power & Light hired the consulting firm Matrix to help shape their fortunes. Matrix funded six sites that covered politics, filling a void left by the decline of local news.

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New York Times employees engaged in its largest newsroom work stoppage in decades

Friday, December 09, 2022

More than 1,000 New York Times newsroom union members went out on strike for a full day in the biggest work action at the paper in decades.

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Rupert Murdoch's turn to face questions in $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News

Friday, December 09, 2022

Rupert Murdoch will be deposed on Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems, which also alleges that Fox News destroyed messages from star Sean Hannity and others.

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'New York Times' editors hustle to prepare stories for newsroom strike

Thursday, December 08, 2022

More than 1,100 of the newspaper's journalists say they'll strike Thursday over the paper's failure to meet the union's demand for pay raises.

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Dominion to depose Fox boss Lachlan Murdoch as defamation suit heats up

Sunday, December 04, 2022

Lachlan Murdoch, head of Fox News' parent company, is scheduled to be deposed Monday in Dominion's $1.6 billion lawsuit against the company.

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