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David Folkenflik

Plenty of Other Broadcasters Deserve an MSNBC Job More Than Brian Williams

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2016 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

It is important for the public to take a stand here and turn off MSNBC in droves to show they cannot be taken as fools. Anchors should be deserving of high esteem and the public's trust. How can anyone trust Williams now?

Chris Hayes Digs Into Fox News Culture

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.25.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Hayes tackled the string of recent allegations about the scorched-earth PR department at Fox News on his Thursday show. The most rece...

Fox News Planted False Story To Burn Reporter

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.24.2013 | Media

David Folkenflik's new book on Rupert Murdoch is the gift that keeps on giving. The media world has been buzzing over a string of scoops contained ...

Fox News's Scandalous Online Trickery

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.21.2013 | Media

Here's an interesting bit of Fox News skullduggery from David Folkenflik's new book on Rupert Murdoch's media empire, courtesy of Media Matters: In...

News Corp Tried To Stop Its Reporters From Covering Phone Hacking Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

News Corp bosses tried to impede their own reporters at the Wall Street Journal from covering the phone hacking scandal rocking the company, a new boo...

Advice For Al Jazeera: Hire This Guy

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 04.04.2013 | Media

Can Al Jazeera make it in America? Former CNN/US president Jon Klein thinks so, as he told HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Friday. "If they ...

WATCH: Is Fox News' Dominance In Ratings Over?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Media

What does Fox News' recent slip in the ratings mean for the network? Not much, according to most observers. Fox News, the perennial number one cab...

New York Times -- The Saga Continues

Geri Spieler | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books
Geri Spieler

Can print journalists be objective about the future of news? Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism attempts to answer this question in 17 essays and interviews with respected and well-known writers.

Could Britain's Opinionated Press Be A Model For The US? | David Folkenflik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the U.S., most mainstream news organizations promise to report "without fear or favor," as the saying goes. Newspaper editorial pages with a point ...

NPR: Shep Smith "Steers Away From Ideology"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NPR's "Morning Edition" profiled Fox News anchor Shepard Smith Tuesday morning, focusing on the ways Smith differs from his more opinionated colleague...

Happy Thanksgiving! ETP's Favorite Media Mavens Give Thanks On This Holiday

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tucker Carlson: "Two words: Ron Paul. It'd be a boring year otherwise." Jeffrey Toobin: "I always give thanks for Judith Regan." Aaron Brown: "Not once last year did I have to say Paris Hilton or Anna Nicole Smith."