David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik appears in the following:

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over his role helping his brother

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Documents show CNN's Chris Cuomo played an active role in helping former Gov. Andrew Cuomo deal with sexual misconduct allegations. The revelations have spurred scrutiny of the star and network.


Two Fox News commentators resign over Tucker Carlson series on the Jan. 6 siege

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Stephen Hayes and Jonah Goldberg have resigned after the Fox News star hosted a series that relied on fabrications and conspiracy theories about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.


Arrest of Steele dossier source forces some news outlets to reexamine their coverage

Friday, November 12, 2021

News groups are revisiting their coverage of allegations against candidate and then President Trump, after a Russian analyst, a key source for the Steele Dossier, was charged with lying to the FBI.


'Off the rails': New Tucker Carlson project for Fox embraces conspiracy theories

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Tucker Carlson's new three-part series on the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol relies on a rogue's gallery of conspiracy theorists to divert blame from supporters of former President Donald Trump.


Tucker Carlson's Capitol insurrection series promotes disproved conspiracy theories

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Fox News star Tucker Carlson hosts a miniseries promising the "truth" about the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. It comes as Fox is being sued over airing falsehoods about the 2020 presidential election.


Katie Couric's ethics are questioned for concealing Justice Ginsburg's comments

Friday, October 15, 2021

Journalist Katie Couric admits that she decided not to report some comments by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, raising questions about Couric's track record when it comes to journalism ethics.


OZY Media CEO says he will not shut down the company

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Ozy co-founder Carlos Watson insists the digital news outlet will rise again days after it was dissolved following accusations it had inflated audience numbers.


Ozy shuts down after accusations of deceit, as high-profile backers peel away

Saturday, October 02, 2021

The digital media company Ozy shut down late Friday after The New York Times and other outlets documented allegations that it deceptively promoted both itself and its charismatic CEO.


Ozy's Carlos Watson resigns from NPR corporate board after week of scandal

Friday, October 01, 2021

Ozy co-founder Carlos Watson resigned from NPR's board of directors days after The New York Times revealed that an Ozy principal had impersonated a YouTube executive in a meeting with Goldman Sachs.


Two Supreme Court justices could have a big impact on the freedom of the press

Friday, October 01, 2021

At a time when so many people have filed lawsuits against news outlets, two Supreme Court justices' willingness to revisit Sullivan v The New York Times could upset a balancing act.


The Alleged Deceit Behind Ozy Media's Public Meltdown

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The media company Ozy seemed like a digital success story, but a New York Times column has raised questions about whether that's a mirage created by a charismatic leader.


Public And Media Feed Off Each Other's Obsession With Gabby Petito Case

Saturday, September 25, 2021

The disappearance and death of Gabby Petito has received a lot of media coverage. Why is that, when the families of others who have gone missing are begging for attention?


Trump Sues His Niece Mary And 'The New York Times' Over Tax Return Stories

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The former president has sued the newspaper, three of its reporters and Mary Trump, his niece, over a 2018 investigation of his tax returns. He accuses Mary of breaking a confidentiality agreement.


Controversial British TV Host Piers Morgan Will Soon Have A Show On Fox

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Piers Morgan, the British journalist and former CNN host, has joined Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox News Media in a global deal that includes a new TV show in early 2022.


A Right-Wing Media Outfit Powers Larry Elder's Bid For California Governor

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder's long-shot bid to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom relies on the support of Salem Media Group, the right-wing network that employs him.


Recall Frontrunner Larry Elder's Success Speaks To Conservative Media's Influence

Monday, September 13, 2021

Larry Elder has emerged as the most likely candidate to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., if the recall succeeds. The conservative talk show host would owe a lot to his employer, Salem Media Group.


For 8 Years, A 'Wall Street Journal' Story Haunted His Career. Now He Wants It Fixed

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Former U.S. Education Department official Robert Shireman is asking The Wall Street Journal to correct a story from 2013 that continues to fuel false accusations. The paper has declined his request.


U.S. Media Groups Seek To Get Afghan Journalists Out Of Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Top executives of leading U.S. newspapers are turning to the Biden administration for help in getting Afghan journalists out of that country. Reporters say they believe the threat is dire.


Coverage Of The Claims Against Gov. Cuomo Is Everywhere — Except His Brother's Show

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo never covered the sexual misconduct probe into Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his show. The state attorney general's report showed he advised his brother on responding to the allegations.


'Washington Post' Reporter Sues Paper Over Gender Discrimination

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez is suing the paper and a former executive editor. She alleges she was barred from covering Me Too-related stories because she is a sexual assault survivor.