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David Folkenflik

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Media correspondent for NPR

David Folkenflik on KCRW

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

The Bezos-AMI story isn’t just about the world’s richest man taking on a tawdry tabloid

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA Times’ former parent company, Tronc (now Tribune Publishing), gave a $2.5 million secret payout to Davan Maharaj, the former editor-in-chief and publisher of the paper.

Former LA Times top editor took a $2.5 million payout and kept silent about his boss’ anti-semitic slur

The LA Times’ former parent company, Tronc (now Tribune Publishing), gave a $2.5 million secret payout to Davan Maharaj, the former editor-in-chief and publisher of the paper.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

AT&T now owns HBO, since the Time Warner merger went through. AT&T has made it clear it wants from the channel: More subscribers watching more programming more hours of the day.

What will happen to HBO in the hands of AT&T?

AT&T now owns HBO, since the Time Warner merger went through. AT&T has made it clear it wants from the channel: More subscribers watching more programming more hours of the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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