David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

CBS Hires Outside Law Firm To Investigate Allegations Against CEO Les Moonves

Monday, July 30, 2018

The CBS Corporation's board of directors decided Monday to hire an outside law firm to conduct an independent investigation into allegations against the company's chairman and CEO.

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Trump And 'New York Times' Publisher Clash Over 'Fake News'

Monday, July 30, 2018

A dispute between the president and The New York Times publisher revives questions about the impact of Trump's anti-press rhetoric. He decried a supposed media conspiracy against his administration.

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Report Details Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CBS CEO Les Moonves

Saturday, July 28, 2018

CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused of sexual misconduct in a new story published by The New Yorker.

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'New York Daily News' Staff Cuts Are Reflective Of Hits To Local Journalism In The U.S.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The newsroom staff of the New York Daily News is being cut in half, serving a big blow to local watchdog journalism in New York. It is also reflective of local journalism being cut across America.

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Tronc Slashes 'New York Daily News' Staff By Half

Monday, July 23, 2018

Tronc cited financial pressures in gutting the newsroom of the punchy New York City tabloid, a major force in local coverage. It has won Pulitzer Prizes and been a thorn in President Trump's side.

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Disney Prevails In Hunt For Fox As Comcast Drops Bid

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Disney is poised to take over most of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. The new mega-studio is to compete with streaming giants Netflix and Amazon. A fight still looms over Sky.

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FCC Blocks Sinclair-Tribune Deal

Monday, July 16, 2018

A top federal regulator has knocked Sinclair Broadcast Group's planned acquisition of Tribune Media's TV stations off course. The takeover would have further consolidated the local TV business.

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Bill Shine's White House Appointment Underlines Deep Ties Between Fox News And Trump

Friday, July 13, 2018

Bill Shine is going from the Fox News to the White House. Shine left Fox over his role in the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal. He will now oversee communications for a scandal-tarred president.

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U.S. Government To Appeal Judge's Approval Of AT&T-Time Warner Deal

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A month after Judge Richard Leon backed the $85 billion deal, federal antitrust attorneys say they will seek to overturn it. AT&T has already begun to consolidate control of its new media holdings.

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Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The longtime columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for Fox News wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.

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When The White House Can't Be Believed

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

President Trump's order changing policy on separating children from their parents at the border may dampen the outrage factor. But NPR's David Folkenflik says the disbelief factor will endure.

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New 'LA Times' Owner Wants To Compete With 'New York Times' And 'Washington Post'

Monday, June 18, 2018

Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He said he hopes it will be perceived "not just as a regional paper, but indeed a national paper and hopefully an international paper."

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'LA Times' New Owner Plans To Compete With 'New York Times,' 'Washington Post'

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Los Angeles Times has a new owner. Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the paper, as well as the San Diego Union-Tribune and several community and suburban publications in a $590 million deal.

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Tronc's Sale Of 'LA Times' Set To Close, Bringing End To Newsroom Crisis

Saturday, June 16, 2018

The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

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Comcast Puts In $65 Billion Bid For 21st Century Fox

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Comcast is offering $65 billion for the major entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, which is controlled by the Murdoch family. Comcast is hoping to lure the Fox properties away from Disney, with a bid it calls "superior" to Disney's.

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Judge Rejects DOJ Arguments, Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner. How will the decision impact other telecom and media giants, along with their customers?

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U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A judge gave his blessing to AT&T's drive to take over the Time Warner media conglomerate. He rejected the Justice Department's arguments that the combined company would be too powerful.

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Ruling Expected Soon In AT&T/Time-Warner Merger Case

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether AT&T may merge with Time-Warner. The Justice Department opposes the $85 billion deal, arguing it's bad for consumers.

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Trump Can't Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Judge Says

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the president and his aides cannot block critics from seeing his Twitter account simply because they had posted caustic replies to his tweets in the past.

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Fox's Cavuto: Trump Skeptic, Genial Workhorse

Friday, May 18, 2018

Neil Cavuto is something of a rarity at Fox: a civil presence and a critic of the president. He also hosts 17 hours live every week despite health issues so severe he can hardly read a teleprompter.

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