David Folkenflik appears in the following:
Monday, August 13, 2018
Friday's interview with the organizer of last year's deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., stirred controversy. Critics argue NPR erred by giving Kessler a platform for his views.
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Tribune Media says it's pulling out of a proposed merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group while also announcing a $1 billion lawsuit against the conservative television company saying its "misconduct" torpedoed the deal.
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Deep cuts threaten The Denver Post's ability to cover a metro region of 2.9 million people. A group of former Post journalists are establishing a digital rival as fears rise over the paper's future.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Social media sites have removed main outlets for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars website, citing repeated violations of policies against hate speech and glorifying violence.
Friday, August 03, 2018
A pair of lawsuits against Fox News had been inspired by the events leading up to a discredited story over the killing of a young Democratic Party aide. The story had to be retracted.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
CBS reported quarterly earnings after the market closed Thursday. CEO Les Moonves was on hand to answer questions. He faces allegations of sexual misconduct, which was revealed in a story published by The New Yorker.
Monday, July 30, 2018
The CBS Corporation's board of directors decided Monday to hire an outside law firm to conduct an independent investigation into allegations against the company's chairman and CEO.
Monday, July 30, 2018
A dispute between the president and The New York Times publisher revives questions about the impact of Trump's anti-press rhetoric. He decried a supposed media conspiracy against his administration.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused of sexual misconduct in a new story published by The New Yorker.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The newsroom staff of the New York Daily News is being cut in half, serving a big blow to local watchdog journalism in New York. It is also reflective of local journalism being cut across America.
Monday, July 23, 2018
Tronc cited financial pressures in gutting the newsroom of the punchy New York City tabloid, a major force in local coverage. It has won Pulitzer Prizes and been a thorn in President Trump's side.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Disney is poised to take over most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. The new mega-studio is to compete with streaming giants Netflix and Amazon. A fight still looms over Sky.
Monday, July 16, 2018
A top federal regulator has knocked Sinclair Broadcast Group's planned acquisition of Tribune Media's TV stations off course. The takeover would have further consolidated the local TV business.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Bill Shine is going from the Fox News to the White House. Shine left Fox over his role in the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal. He will now oversee communications for a scandal-tarred president.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
A month after Judge Richard Leon backed the $85 billion deal, federal antitrust attorneys say they will seek to overturn it. AT&T has already begun to consolidate control of its new media holdings.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The longtime columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for Fox News wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
President Trump's order changing policy on separating children from their parents at the border may dampen the outrage factor. But NPR's David Folkenflik says the disbelief factor will endure.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He said he hopes it will be perceived "not just as a regional paper, but indeed a national paper and hopefully an international paper."
Monday, June 18, 2018
The Los Angeles Times has a new owner. Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the paper, as well as the San Diego Union-Tribune and several community and suburban publications in a $590 million deal.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.