David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

NPR To Discontinue 'Talk Of The Nation'

Friday, March 29, 2013

NPR announced Friday morning that it will no longer produce the Monday-to-Thursday call-in show Talk of the Nation.

It will be replaced by Here and Now, a show produced in partnership with member station WBUR in Boston. Reported stories will be part of the ...


With Headline Bus Tour, 'New York Post' Takes Manhattan

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

One of the joys of living in New York City is laughing at the giant screaming headlines in the New York Post. When the former secretary of state knocked back a beer on one of her trips abroad: "Swillary." When the Lance Armstrong doping scandal broke: "Drug Pedaller." And when ...


News Corp. Education Tablet: For The Love Of Learning?

Friday, March 08, 2013

The educational division of the media conglomerate News Corp., called Amplify, unveiled a new digital tablet this week at the SXSW tech conference in Austin, Texas, intended to serve millions of schoolchildren and their teachers across the country.

Amplify promises the tablet will simplify administrative chores for teachers, enable shy ...

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Media Circus: Tone Trumps Content In Final Debate

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The final presidential debate left many viewers scratching their heads. It's not that the candidates invoked unimportant issues. It's not that the two held so elevated a conversation ...

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Sulzberger Ushered 'New York Times' Into New Era

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Arthur O. Sulzberger, the quiet man who modernized The New York Times over more than three decades and stubbornly defended the press against government interference, died early Saturd...


What the Murdoch "Unfit" Means for the US

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent, discusses yesterday's ruling in the UK about Rupert Murdoch, and what it means for the Post, Wall Street Journal, and US media.

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Veteran Newsman Mike Wallace Of '60 Minutes' Dies

Sunday, April 08, 2012

The urbane Mike Wallace, a CBS News correspondent equally at home questioning con men, celebrities and chiefs of state, died Saturday in New Canaan, Conn. He was 93.

No question was too pointed during Wallace's storied and notorious television career. The ambush interview. The gotcha. That trademark inflection conveying disbelief. ...


Andy Rooney, '60 Minutes' Commentator, Dies

Saturday, November 05, 2011

A distinctive voice — and character — in television news has died. Andy Rooney, who was 92, was a signature essayist for CBS News for decades. Rooney was one of the most famous curmudgeons in American public life.


Cameron Vows Full Probe Of Phone Hacking Scandal

Friday, July 08, 2011

The British prime minister said inquiries would look into the crimes, as well as the general practices of the newspaper industry. At a news conference Friday, he also blamed politicia...


Hacking and the Media

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

David Folkenflik, who covers media and arts information for NPR, talks about the allegations against the UK tabloid News of the World, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., that the tabloid hacked into a missing girl's voicemail, giving her parents hope that she was alive.

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Sunday Morning

Friday, December 11, 2009

ABC officially announced that George Stephanopoulos will replace Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America". That means he will no longer host his Sunday morning political talk show, "This Week". But what influence do the Sunday mornings shows have outside of media and political circles anyway? NPR's David Folkenflik and Ana ...

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Kurt Eichenwald Explains

Monday, October 29, 2007

Kurt Eichenwald’s reporting on the internet and child pornography in the New York Times garnered much attention, including a visit to this show in January 2006. It also raised questions about where the lines lie when the journalist is also an advocate. He recently spoke to NPR media ...

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