David Folkenflik

David Folkenflik


NPR media correspondent || Author, Murdoch's World

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In GOP circles, Silicon Valley and corporate America there’s been a reckoning about rhetoric that fueled the pro-Trump protest and the ensuing assault on Congress. Not at Fox News, where incendiary talk was legion. My NPR story w @TomDreisbach ⁩

This according to NPR review of documents & two people with knowledge of events. Executives at Radio Free Asia and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks have already agreed to similar language. 2/con't

Lipien, like the other execs recently named by Pack to job delayed signing. He justified internally by saying RFE would have lost out on fed $ needed to operate. 3/con't

“The fringe has been woven into the fabric of America” - powerful commentary by @nprscottsimon  on @NPRWeekend  just now

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My full look at Fox's baseless Seth Rich story - and why a Fox contributor alleges it was designed to protect Trump

Voice Of America White House Bureau Chief Steve Herman Investigated By Political Aides At Parent Agency For Anti-Trump Bias My exclusive story for NPR-

Bloomberg News Killed An Investigation of Chinese Ruling Elites And Fired Its Reporter. Then It Sought To Silence The Reporter's Wife. My NPR story - including never before heard audio of Mike Bloomberg and former Bloomber News chief Matthew Winkler

Not words I expected to type, but between Trump's clarion call that he wants to block funds for the USPS to thwart voting by mail, and revelations of the Postmaster General's severe appearance of conflict of interest, the Postal Service should perhaps be the top story of the day

Here's my story on how the media fell short on covering Epstein, with case studies on Vanity Fair, ABC & the NYT. It's a story of society ties, fears of legal threats, and working class victims. I hope you'll give it a listen and a read.

NEWS: Astros assistant GM Brandon Taubman was targeting a female reporter wearing a purple bracelet on domestic violence. She has tweeted frequently on DV; he complained about her tweets offering info on DV hotlines when Roberto Osuna appeared in Astros games in 2018. My story:

Fb/Twitter’s handling of that NYPost story on the Bidens aside, why has the press shied away? Why wouldn’t it? Littered w red and yellow flags- piece was based on presumptions, written by ex Hannity producer, coordinated by Giuliani. My analysis:

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