David Folkenflik Folkenflik is NPR's media correspondent based in New York City.

A lawsuit accuses Ed Butowsky, a Fox News reporter and the network of concocting a story about Seth Rich's death in an effort to help President Trump. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The Man Behind The Scenes In Fox News' Discredited Seth Rich Story

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Disney Plans To End Netflix Contracts And Launch Its Own Streaming Services

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Fox News' Seth Rich Story Echoes Previous Problems For Owner Rupert Murdoch

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Fox News host Eric Bolling has been suspended amid reports that he sent at least three female colleagues a lewd text message. Bolling's lawyer calls the accusations untrue and says he and his client are cooperating with the investigation. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Trump White House Looks To Quash 'Deluge' Of Leakers

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Lawsuit Alleges Fox News, Trump Supporter Made Up Seth Rich Story

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Mary Rich, the mother of slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, speaks at a press conference on Aug. 1, 2016. A lawsuit alleges Fox News and a wealthy Trump supporter intended to deflect public attention from growing concern about the administration's ties to the Russian government by concocting a story about Seth Rich's death. Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Behind Fox News' Baseless Seth Rich Story: The Untold Tale

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David Mikkelson, founder of Snopes, sits next to a doctored storm photo in 2004. Snopes debunked that image — and has uncovered many other hoaxes. But the future of one of the nation's first digital fact-checking initiatives is currently in doubt. Stephen Osman/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Who's The True Boss Of Snopes? Legal Fight Puts Fact-Check Site At Risk

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Fox News And 'New York Times' Clash Over Paper's ISIS Reporting

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Trump's Criticism Of CNN Likely To Complicate Proposed Corporate Deal

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Trump's Latest Twitter Strike At Media

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Mika, Joe And The Donald: Trump's Tweets Intensify Feud With MSNBC Hosts

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Anthony Scaramucci, an adviser to President Trump, was the subject of a story posted to CNN.com that was eventually retracted. Three journalists resigned over the story, and CNN has apologized to Scaramucci. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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After Much Controversy, NBC Airs Megyn Kelly's Interview With Alex Jones

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