David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

Walt Disney Company To Buy Much Of 21st Century Fox

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Walt Disney Company has struck a $52 billion deal to buy much of 21st Century Fox, the entertainment giant controlled by the Murdoch family. The deal is sure to face scrutiny from federal regulators, but if approved, Disney would acquire Fox's movie and TV studios, local sports channels and global satellite TV companies — but not Fox News.

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This Mouse Swallows Part Of A Fox: Disney Buys Most Of Murdoch Empire

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Rupert Murdoch would keep Fox News and Fox TV but sell off other entertainment assets in the face of digital competitors and dynastic tensions.

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ABC News And NBC News Dealing With Turmoil In The Wake Of Unrelated Incidents

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Two major network news divisions are addressing problems at the organizations after unrelated incidents. ABC News president James Goldston denounced his own journalists on Monday for a botched story about the federal investigation of President Trump's inner circle. NBC News is facing skepticism from staff as the organization addresses the backlash over the Matt Lauer sexual harassment scandal.

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The Latest Caught Up In Sexual Misconduct Scandals: Lauer, Keillor

Thursday, November 30, 2017

NBC News anchor Matt Lauer and public radio personality Garrison Keillor are the latest in a string of men exposed for sexual harassment. They are accused of improper conduct with female colleagues.

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NBC Fires 'Today' Host Matt Lauer Following Complaint Of 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

NBC News has fired its biggest star today over an allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace. Matt Lauer had been with the "Today" show for more than 20 years. In a statement, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack said that while there was only one complaint, the network had reason to believe the behavior was not an isolated incident.

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Matt Lauer Fired By NBC For 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Part of a memo by NBC News Chairman Andy Lack read: "On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer."

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'Washington Post' Exposure Of Sting Operation Shows Power Of Fact-Based Reporting

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

According to The Washington Post, a woman approached the paper with a dramatic and fake story about U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore appears to be part of a sting operation. She was later seen entering the office of Project Veritas, an outfit that produces videos designed to discredit mainstream media outlets as well as left-leaning activist groups.

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Time Inc. Sold To Meredith Corp., Backed By Koch Brothers

Monday, November 27, 2017

Time announced Sunday night that it had sold itself in a deal backed by the billionaire brothers known for using their wealth and political connections to advance conservative causes.

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Chairman Steps Down As NPR Grapples With Harassment Crisis

Thursday, November 16, 2017

As NPR addresses fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that claimed its chief news executive, the network's board chairman has stepped down and an editor has been placed on leave.

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Sean Hannity's Losing Advertisers After Showing Support For Roy Moore

Monday, November 13, 2017

Sean Hannity is getting increasingly lonely in his defense of Roy Moore after accusations that the Senate candidate initiated sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in 1979. Critics are calling for a boycott of Hannity — with some success.

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Has Trump's Intimidation Power Affected The AT&T-Time Warner Merger?

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The Justice Department told AT&T to drop CNN and other channels if it wants approval of an $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. Is President Trump's anger at CNN driving the government's stance?

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DOJ Set To Block AT&T Takeover Of Time Warner

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The Justice Department has informed AT&T that it will oppose the company's planned $85 billion merger unless it sells off CNN — a network frequently derided by President Trump.

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Tensions Build In NPR Newsroom Over Handling Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Friday, November 03, 2017

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn apologized to angry staffers at an all-staff meeting Friday, held to address newsroom tensions over handling of the sexual harassment that led to a top news executive's resignation.

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NPR Management Under Fire Over Sexual Harassment Scandal

Friday, November 03, 2017

NPR is struggling in the aftermath of a sexual harassment scandal that forced out former news boss Mike Oreskes.

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Reporting on Sexual Harassment in Your Own Newsroom

Friday, November 03, 2017

NPR's head of news resigned this week amid sexual harassment allegations from several women. The network's media correspondent talks about helping to tell their stories.

News Brief: New York Attacker Charged, Trump Calls For Immigration Changes

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Prosecutors say the New York attacker planned his attack far in advance. Also, we look at how President Trump is responding, and look at NPR management's response to sexual harassment complaints.

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Top NPR Executive Resigns After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Thursday, November 02, 2017

We have the latest developments on the resignation of NPR's senior vice president for news, Michael Oreskes, following sexual harassment allegations.

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NPR Executive Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

NPR placed news executive Michael Oreskes on leave Tuesday after he was accused of sexual harassment in two separate instances nearly twenty years ago.

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News Brief: New York Terror Attack, GOP Tax Plan, NPR Executive Faces Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

At least eight people were killed and several people injured after a driver mowed down people on a New York City bike path. Also, we have an update on the Republican tax overhaul bill.

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NPR's Head Of News Placed On Leave After Past Harassment Allegations Surface

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

NPR has placed its head of news, Michael Oreskes, on leave following allegations of sexual harassment two decades ago, when he worked at The New York Times.

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