David Folkenflik appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Host Ailsa Chang speaks to NPR's David Folkenflik about the news that American Media intends to sell its tabloids, including National Enquirer.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into 2016 election interference ignited an immediate barrage of criticism against the media.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
For the nearly two years since Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed, cable networks CNN, MSNBC and Fox have shaped Americans' perceptions of his investigation with their coverage.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The media is in the spotlight for its coverage of a standoff between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American elder.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
The special counsel's office, normally tight-lipped, issued a rare statement Friday night, saying the story — which said the president ordered Cohen to lie to Congress — mischaracterized the evidence.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Gannett, the owner of USA Today and some 100 other newspaper properties has received an unsolicited bid from another newspaper group, MNG, known for imposing severe cost-cutting measures.
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
President Trump's first Oval Office address has presented a conundrum for news executives. They're convinced he won't make news and fear he'll mislead the public. But they're broadcasting it, along with the Democrats' response.
Monday, January 07, 2019
The president of CBS News, David Rhodes, is stepping down and will give way to the CBS producer and documentary-maker. Zirinsky will be the first woman to head CBS News.
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Netflix took down an episode of the show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj in Saudi Arabia as an effort to comply with local law. In the show, Minhaj laces into the country's rulers.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
The network is under fire — again — for its workplace culture and its treatment of female employees. A potential merger could bring more upheaval for the company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.