David Folkenflik Folkenflik is NPR's media correspondent and is a host and editor of On Point from NPR and WBUR.
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How Conservative Media Outlets Are Reacting To The Trump-Ukraine News

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Critics Assail 'New York Times' After Publication Of New Kavanaugh Allegations

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Sharpiegate Blossoms Into A Full-Fledged Political Crisis

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MIT Media Lab Director Resigns Over Reported Epstein Ties

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John Lansing, the chief executive officer and director of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, will become NPR's CEO in mid-October. U.S. Agency for Global Media hide caption

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NPR Names Veteran Media Executive John Lansing As Its New CEO

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Earlier this month, Jeffrey Epstein killed himself, authorities say, in federal prison as he faced criminal charges alleging sex trafficking of underage girls. New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP hide caption

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Why 'Vanity Fair' Story Left Out Abuse Allegations Against Epstein

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CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Viacom And CBS Agree To Merge In $30B Deal

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Examining The Media Coverage Involving Jeffrey Epstein

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Gannett Plans To Merge With New Media Investment Group

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Media Organizations Differ In Approaches To Covering President Trump's Tweets

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News Media Wrestle With How To Describe Some Of Trump's Tweets

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Longtime Newspaper To Shut Down In Youngstown, Ohio

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