David Folkenflik

NPR; author, “Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires”

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Media Correspondent for NPR; author of “Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires”

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Fox News anchor Shepard Smith announced his resignation at the end of last week. He strove to be as even-handed as possible when reporting the news.

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