David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

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.


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."


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


'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.


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.


How Tribune Media's $3.9 Billion Merger With Sinclair Fell Apart

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.


A Flourishing Region, A Withered Paper: Denver Post's Run Of Bad News

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.


Alex Jones' Infowars Site Accuses 'Big Tech' Of Censorship

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.


Judge Dismisses Suits Against Fox News Over Seth Rich Story

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.


CEO Les Moonves Speaks During First CBS Earnings Call Since Allegations Broke

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.