David Folkenflik Folkenflik is NPR's media correspondent and is the host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR.
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Former Wonkblog Team To Create New Site For Vox Media

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In Grantland Backlash, Both Ire And Probing Questions

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Biography Argues Roger Ailes Uses Fox To Divide Nation

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Russian police officers detain a gay-rights activist during a protest outside the Winter Olympics organizing committee office in Moscow. Clashes over gay rights put NBC in a difficult position: Olympic officials insist that the games should not be politicized, while activists push the network to report on the issue as a journalistic enterprise. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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How Will NBC Cover Gay Issues During Sochi Olympics?

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Buzzfeed is among a growing number of outlets using native advertising online. The ads mimic the site's look and style, and some link to pages almost indiscernible from a typical Buzzfeed page. screengrab/Buzzfeed.com hide caption

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News Or Ad? Online Advertisers Hope You'll Click To Find Out

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Explanatory 'Verticals' Give Big-Name Journalists More Power

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'60 Minutes' Criticized For NSA Report

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Photojournalists Push White House For Better Access To Obama

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China Threatens To Expel Reporters After Reports On Leaders' Wealth

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OMG, BuzzFeed Is Investing In Serious News Coverage! Is It FTW?

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CBS Puts Lara Logan On Leave After Review Of Flawed Benghazi Report

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In Reversal, CBS Retracts Account From '60 Minutes' Benghazi Source

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Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has pleaded not guilty to five charges related to the phone hacking scandal. Sang Tan/AP hide caption

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Hacking Trial Puts U.K. Press, Politicos, Police On Defense

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AP Firings Leave Many In News Media Scratching Their Heads

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Why's eBay's Pierre Omidyar Bankrolling A Journalism Startup?

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