David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

NPR chief news executive Nancy Barnes to depart as network reshapes top ranks

Friday, September 23, 2022

Nancy Barnes, NPR's newsroom leader, announced her forthcoming departure as the network moves to create a new executive to oversee both the news and programming divisions.

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CNN chief Chris Licht puts a stamp on network with new morning show lineup

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Chris Licht taps Don Lemon, Kaitlan Collins and Poppy Harlow for CNN's new morning show. Licht made his name reimagining mornings for MSNBC and CBS, then revived Stephen Colbert's Late Night on CBS.

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A look at Chris Licht's first few months as CNN's chairman and CEO

Friday, September 09, 2022

Chris Licht became CNN's chairman and CEO in May. A few months later, high-profile departures and arrivals may signal how he will lead the network.

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Remembering Bernard Shaw

Friday, September 09, 2022

We celebrate the life of the late CNN anchor Bernard Shaw.

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Fox producer's warning against Jeanine Pirro surfaces in Dominion defamation suit

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Jeanine Pirro, Tucker Carlson and others are being grilled under oath in a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News for spreading lies about a voting tech company's role in the 2020 elections.

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An Australian news site dared Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch to sue. Now he has

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

An Australian news site published an opinion column arguing that Fox News, Lachlan Murdoch and his father Rupert shared in responsibility for the U.S. Capitol siege.

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People of color at 'New York Times' get lower ratings in job reviews, union says

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Black and Latino staffers at The New York Times are far less likely than their white peers to receive strong job ratings. The job ratings influence the size of employee bonuses.

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Australian site challenged Fox's Lachlan Murdoch to sue after he accused it of libel

Monday, August 22, 2022

Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch threatened to sue Australian news site Crikey for defamation. Crikey says bring it on, though Australian libel laws make such cases much tougher for media companies to win.

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Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch threatened Aussie news site 'Crikey.' It's fighting back

Monday, August 22, 2022

Murdoch threatened to sue the Australian news site Crikey over a column connecting him to rhetoric on Fox News ahead of the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. Crikey's response? Bring it on.

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Trump's VOA chief paid 'extravagantly' to investigate critics: Watchdog

Friday, August 19, 2022

A law firm received $1.6 million in taxpayer money to investigate officials at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. An inspector general has concluded that was a "gross waste" of federal resources.

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Brian Stelter to depart CNN as it cancels 'Reliable Sources' media show

Thursday, August 18, 2022

CNN chief Chris Licht informed host Brian Stelter that Reliable Sources would be canceled after more than three decades on air amid a great level of cost-cutting at the network.

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Republicans loyal to Trump express outrage over the FBI's search of his home

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Ex-President Trump was the first to alert everyone to the FBI search. Political supporters are outraged and that anger has spilled over to conservative media, where Trump is portrayed as a victim.

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Analysis: Fox and right-wing media snap to Trump's defense after FBI search

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

After FBI agents searched Mar-A-Lago, Fox News stars and right-wing media outlets largely defended former President Trump, claiming he was a victim of politics.

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Right-wing media is coming to Trump's defense over the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Fox News had begun to distance itself from Trump recently, as the Jan. 6 panel cast him in harsh light. The FBI raiding Mar-a-Lago has right-wing media, including Fox, snapping back to his defense.

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Hungary's prime minister calls for culture war at right-wing conference in Dallas

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán headlined a conservative political conference in Dallas. In Hungary, he has a "zero migration" policy and has sought to suppress independent voices of dissent.

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Hungary's autocratic leader tells U.S. conservatives to join his culture war

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orbán, who has suppressed civil liberties and intimidated media and corporate critics, kicked off the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas.

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Are the Murdochs Dumping Trump?

Friday, July 29, 2022

How a big week of Trump news played out in the media.

Jan. 6 editorials suggest Murdoch has tired of Trump

Sunday, July 24, 2022

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post published separate, searing editorials about former President Trump's failure to act during the siege of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

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The first season ends for the House committee on the Jan. 6 attacks

Friday, July 22, 2022

The House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 attacks just ended its first season and concluded that President Donald Trump willfully refused to stop rioters from attacking the Capitol.

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Analysis: Trump's infamous obsession with TV helped define Jan. 6 too

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Donald Trump's TV fixation led him to the White House. The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will show that obsession also defined his actions on that day.

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