David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

'The New York Times' can't shake the cloud over a 90-year-old Pulitzer Prize

Sunday, May 08, 2022

In 1932, The New York Times' Walter Duranty won a Pulitzer for stories defending Soviet policies that led to the deaths of millions of Ukrainians. The Times disavows his work but not the prize.

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The 'Roe v. Wade' leak has drawn attention to how journalists cover the Supreme Court

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

The leak of a draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade throws into sharp relief the cloistered existence of the U.S. Supreme Court — and tensions with journalists who seek to pierce that veil.

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How Elon Musk's Bid to Buy Twitter Could Affect How We Use the Platform

Thursday, April 28, 2022

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik joins us to discuss Twitter: how it impacts our discourse, why so many journalists use it, and how new ownership could change this.

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More details emerge in federal investigation into Hunter Biden

Saturday, April 09, 2022

In 2020, much of the mainstream media dismissed a story about Hunter Biden's business dealings. Now emails supporting the story have been authenticated. Was the media too deferential to the Bidens?

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Reporters at CBS and NBC are divided over new political pundits

Thursday, April 07, 2022

At CBS and NBC, journalists are vexed over moves to hire senior aides to President Biden and former President Trump, even though such hires are part of a tradition stretching back at least 50 years.

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Jen Psaki leaving the White House for MSNBC this spring

Friday, April 01, 2022

The Biden press secretary will serve as a pundit and host a show on the network's streaming platform. She's the second administration official joining MSNBC and faced ethics questions from reporters.

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How tensions between the police and media boiled over one chaotic night in LA

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The LAPD detained at least 16 journalists covering a protest in March 2021, a low point in a year of increasing mistrust and hostilities between police departments and the media.

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From kid gloves to rubber bullets: How the LAPD's ties to news media unraveled

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Decades of tensions between police and journalists in Los Angeles led to a night of chaos last year in which officers detained at least 16 journalists covering a protest at the city's Echo Park.

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A year ago tensions between the press and police erupted in Los Angeles

Friday, March 25, 2022

At a homeless encampment, police cracked down on protesters and journalists. Press advocates say that night of chaos was the capstone on tensions that had been building for years.

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2 Fox News team members in Ukraine were killed in an attack

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

A veteran video journalist for Fox News, Pierre Zakrzewski, and freelance journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova died when their vehicle was hit by incoming fire, the network confirmed.

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Ukrainian artists stretch their creativity to continue making art during war

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Ukrainian artists have had to become creative in the ways they express themselves through their art during the war.

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It's the 2-year anniversary of the pandemic. How are we doing?

Saturday, March 12, 2022

For the pandemic's second anniversary, David Folkenflik talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll, of the Indiana University School of Medicine, about what the U.S. has — and has not — done well.

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Saturday sports: MLB lockout ends; NFL makes big trades; Spurs' Popovich sets record

Saturday, March 12, 2022

David Folkenflik speaks to Meadowlark Media's Howard Bryant about Major League Baseball coming out of a 99-day lockout, a massive trade deal in the NFL, and the latest NBA news.

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Naveen Andrews plays Elizabeth Holmes' boyfriend in 'The Dropout'

Saturday, March 12, 2022

David Folkenflik speaks with Naveen Andrews, who plays Sunny Balwani in "The Dropout," Hulu's portrayal of Elizabeth Holmes and the story of blood testing startup, Theranos.

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Could libel lawsuits squash misinformation?

Saturday, March 12, 2022

David Folkenflik asks attorney John Langford about using libel laws to combat misinformation in the media.

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How the brain is greatly changed by COVID-19

Saturday, March 12, 2022

David Folkenflik speaks to University of Oxford's Professor Tom Nichols about a new study that shows how brain structure changes when a person has COVID-19.

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CBS producer Chris Licht is set to be the next head of CNN

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Licht would replace Jeff Zucker, who resigned earlier this month after saying he had failed to acknowledge a romantic relationship with a senior executive at the network.

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NPR's Ayesha Rascoe named new host of 'Weekend Edition Sunday'

Friday, February 25, 2022

NPR has tapped White House Correspondent Ayesha Rascoe to host the Sunday news magazine show. Rascoe, a Black woman from Durham, N.C., says NPR has encouraged her to "sound like myself."

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Palin's defamation case is part of a conservative strategy to take on the media

Friday, February 25, 2022

As Sarah Palin weighs an appeal of the jury verdict in her defamation case against The New York Times, lawyers say her lawsuit is part of a wave of litigation against media outlets.

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'The Washington Post' takes new approach to national coverage with a 'Democracy Desk'

Saturday, February 19, 2022

The Washington Post is about to unveil a Democracy Desk to report on the front lines of battles over voting, access to the polls, and the people caught up in these fights.

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