David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tribune Publishing secretly started to pay more than $2.5 million to a fired news executive to settle a lawsuit. It sought to keep a slur by controlling owner Michael Ferro from becoming public.

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Draft Report Indicates Moonves Misled Investigators, Destroyed Evidence

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Former CBS head Les Moonves departed the company in September after accusations of sexual misconduct. He may also have destroyed evidence and misled investigators, according to a preliminary report.

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News Brief: Prosecutors' Flynn Memo, Bush Funeral, CBS' Moonves Probe

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn should not get jail time, feds say. President George H.W. Bush is mourned in Washington. And Les Moonves misled investigators, according to a CBS report.

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NPR CEO Jarl Mohn To Step Down After 5-Year Term Ends In June

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Mohn will step aside to focus on a newly created position to lead the network's fundraising drive. He and his wife will contribute $10 million toward the effort from their personal fortune.

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Nexstar Deals For Tribune Stations, To Be Largest Local TV Firm In U.S.

Monday, December 03, 2018

Nexstar's $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media's 42 stations would give it a presence in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Even after shedding some stations, Nextar would exceed rival Sinclair.

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Documents Show How Close The Trump Administration Is With 'Fox News'

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The ties between Fox News and the Trump administration are strong as can be on-air. Documents show how producers ran questions and at least one script by staffers for former EPA chief Scott Pruitt.

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CNN Sues Trump Administration To Restore Jim Acosta's Press Credentials

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The White House suspended the reporter's credentials following a contentious news conference last week during which President Trump called him a "rude, terrible person."

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Tensions Rise At Fox News Over Coverage And Rhetoric Surrounding Migrant Caravan

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Fox News often describes the migrant caravan making its way through Mexico as a coming invasion. President Trump has picked up the phrasing has used it as he campaigns for Republican candidates.

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After Recent Violence, Trump Criticized For Harsh Attacks On Media

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

President Trump has not backed down from calling the press the enemy. Despite pleas from news executives, who say his rhetoric could be dangerous, Trump blames the press for the nation's anger.

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'Today' Drops Megyn Kelly

Friday, October 26, 2018

NBC news host Megyn Kelly will not be returning to NBC's Today show following Kelly's remarks earlier this week that seemed to defend white people wearing blackface.

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Megyn Kelly is out from the Today show, an NBC News spokesperson said Friday. This comes after she made offensive remarks earlier this week about blackface Halloween costumes.

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Veteran Newspaper Editor Nancy Barnes Named NPR's Top News Executive

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, was named as NPR's chief news executive. She fills the spot formerly held by Michael Oreskes, who was forced out over sexual harassment allegations.

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David Muir's 'World News Tonight' Receives Best Ratings In A Generation

Friday, October 12, 2018

ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir has returned his show to its place as the nation's most watched TV news broadcast with an emphasis on breaking news and an emotional connection with viewers.

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Former WH Communications Director Hope Hicks Lands Job At Fox

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Hope Hicks is set to become a public relations executive for Fox, an interesting turn since the current communications director at the White House is a former Fox executive.

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Like Bigger Peers, Tronc's Virginia Newsrooms Set To Unionize

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Journalists at Tronc's two Virginia papers, the Daily Press in Newport News and The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, are following the path of other Tronc newsrooms after corporate controversies.

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Fox News Hasn't Always Shared Robert Driscoll's Credentials With Its Viewers

Monday, August 27, 2018

Fox News has repeatedly gone to former Justice Department official Robert Driscoll to comment on the Russia investigations, but what viewers don't hear is that he's also the attorney for Maria Butina, the suspected Russian spy charged with criminal counts.

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Rudy Giuliani Stuns Politicians And Philosophers With 'Truth Isn't Truth' Statement

Monday, August 20, 2018

President Trump's lawyer created waves on Meet The Press Sunday by insisting there are situations where there is no such thing as "the truth."

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Journalists Nationwide Push Back Against President Trump's Anti-Media Rhetoric

Thursday, August 16, 2018

More than 300 papers have heeded the call of The Boston Globe to run editorials on Thursday standing up for the press in the face of President Trump's ongoing anti-media rhetoric.

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'Globe' And Other Newspapers Stand Together: 'Journalists Are Not The Enemy'

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Hundreds of papers joined with the Boston Globe today in publishing editorials that express concern with President Trump's approach to the press.

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NPR Criticized For Interview With White Supremacist Jason Kessler

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.

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