David Folkenflik Folkenflik is NPR's media correspondent and is a host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR.
David Folkenflik 2018 square
Stories By

David Folkenflik

Does The AT&T-Time Warner Merger Make Sense?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499796154/499796155" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich arrives on Wednesday to watch Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel in the renovated Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Kelly's Clash With Gingrich On Fox Reveals Rifts Beyond Trump

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499490072/499490073" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump enters the debate hall during the Republican presidential debate co-sponsored by CNN in Coral Gables, Fla., in March. CNN is expected to see $100 million in extra revenues this year, thanks largely to its coverage of Trump. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Alan Diaz/AP

AT&T Deal For Time Warner Casts Renewed Attention On CNN

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499299869/499306496" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

AT&T-Time Warner Merger Raises Concerns Over CNN's Independence

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499199262/499199263" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'The Press Has Poisoned The Minds Of Our Voters': Unpacking Trump's Claims

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/498736821/498736822" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

With An Election Loss, Rumors Build That Trump Would Launch TV Network

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/498358757/498358758" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump seen on a camera monitor during a campaign event this summer. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Feeling Burned By The Media, Trump Turns Up The Heat

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/497850278/497850279" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

To ensure the survival of Sesame Street, one of the most cherished long-standing shows on television, Sesame Workshop CEO and President Jeffrey Dunn has worked to find new funding for the company. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Erasing Red Ink, Sesame CEO Offers Vision To Preserve Home Of Big Bird

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/497803214/497822760" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Sesame Workshop CEO Outlines Vision To Ensure Show's Survival

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/497715193/497715201" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NBC Suspends Billy Bush For His Role On Trump Video

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/497350366/497350367" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trump Caught On Tape Making Lewd Remarks About Women In 2005

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/497164654/497164655" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Andrea Tantaros (right) is pictured in 2013 with her co-hosts of the Fox News show The Five. Tantaros says she was later demoted to being a host of the midday show Outnumbered, with a smaller audience, less promotion and less visibility. Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP

Suspended Host's Lawsuit Casts Shadow Over Fox News' New President

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495766439/495817044" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript