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August 27, 2014 2 Comments

Reporters Say Questions About Police Corruption Led Them Back To The Newsroom

The Philadelphia Inquirer says it dug up damaging evidence against reporters at its sister newspaper the Daily News.

August 22, 2014 Comment

After Foley, How To Protect Journalists In Conflict?

Th U.S. refuses to pay ransom for hostages, but that doesn’t stop terrorist groups from continuing to kidnap journalists in conflict areas.

August 14, 2014 Comment

Arrest Of Journalists In Ferguson Raises More Questions About Police Conduct

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses what this could reveal about how police are treating locals.

July 23, 2014 6 Comments

Deeply Divided Opinions On Israel And Gaza Make News Coverage A Balancing Act

Nearly every report on the fighting between Israel and Hamas is considered biased by one side or the other.

July 16, 2014 Comment

Rupert Murdoch Makes A Play For Time Warner

The $80 billion takeover bid from Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox was rebuffed, but that may not stop the media magnate’s advances.

July 11, 2014 2 Comments

The Plot Thickens For Senator Menendez

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses how this strange story about the New Jersey Democrat has unfolded in the media, and its validity.

July 8, 2014 Comment

Wall Street Journal Turns 125 Under Rupert Murdoch

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses the paper’s distinguished history, place in U.S. media and how it’s changed under Murdoch’s ownership.

July 3, 2014 21 Comments

Conservative Talk Radio And Immigration

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik discusses conservative talk radio’s impact on the national conversation around immigration.

June 24, 2014 Comment

British Phone-Hacking Scandal Brought To A Close

While former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was found guilty of one charge, Rebekah Brooks was acquitted of all charges.

June 17, 2014 9 Comments

How The O.J. Simpson Saga Changed The News

Today, a 24-hour news cycle that obsesses over every detail of a story is commonplace. But the spark began 20 years ago.

June 12, 2014 5 Comments

Hillary Clinton's Book Tour Parallels An Early Presidential Campaign

NPR’s David Folkenflik talks about Clinton’s interviews and whether the tour is the latest step in a 2016 presidential bid.

June 9, 2014 Comment

Time, Inc. Debuts After Spinoff From Time Warner

The magazine company, home to Time, Sports Illustrated, People and about 90 others, started trading as a standalone company today.

May 30, 2014 2 Comments

NYT’s New Top Editor On Tumultuous Change-Over

Dean Baquet told NPR that his predecessor, Jill Abramson, was fired because of her failed relationship with senior management.

May 29, 2014 Comment

The Media's Role In Edward Snowden's Disclosure

David Folkenflik discusses Snowden’s interview, Glenn Greenwald’s book and the media’s role in sharing national security secrets.

May 19, 2014 Comment

Recently Ousted Jill Abramson Delivers Commencement Speech

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses the speech Abramson made today, after being fired last week from The New York Times.

May 15, 2014 15 Comments

A Deeper Look At The Firing Of NYT’s Jill Abramson

After New York Times top editor Jill Abramson was abruptly dismissed, there’s reporting she had confronted her bosses about her pay.

May 14, 2014 5 Comments

New York Times Admits Reason For Delay In Delivering NSA Wiretapping Story

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses new information on why The New York Times sat on the story for a year.

May 9, 2014 3 Comments

NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO

Jarl Mohn, 62, will take over in July, becoming the fourth person in five years to hold NPR’s top post.

May 8, 2014 11 Comments

How The Media Tackles The Climate Change Debate

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses the polarized media landscape and how different outlets cover global warming.

May 1, 2014 3 Comments

TMZ: A Credible Source For Breaking News?

We look at the celebrity gossip and entertainment news site’s history of breaking news, following its release of the Donald Sterling audio.

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October 23 Comment

New Documentary Profiles Human Rights Watch Team

An elite group known as the E-Team travels across the globe documenting human rights violations and war crimes.

October 23 Comment

Bottom Of The Sea Is ‘A World Of Surprises’

The world's oceans cover nearly two-thirds of the Earth's surface, yet little is understood about the ocean floor.

October 22 13 Comments

Colorado Backs Away From Pot Edibles Ban

Critics say a ban would violate the state's voter-approved legalization of recreational marijuana, which took effect in January.

October 22 4 Comments

Modest Raise For Social Security Recipients

Economist Diane Swonk says the 1.7 percent cost-of-living increase falls short of the inflation older Americans actually see.