David Folkenflik http://kccu.org en In Gaza Conflict, Media Face An Old, Impossible Task: Covering It http://kccu.org/post/gaza-conflict-media-face-old-impossible-task-covering-it Despite sweeping changes in the ways that the news media operate in the digital age, one thing hasn't changed: the difficulties journalists face in covering the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. It's almost impossible to cover it in a way seen as fair by all sides. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+Gaza+Conflict%2C+Media+Face+An+Old%2C+Impossible+Task%3A+Covering+It&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNTAxMzAyMDEyOTc4NzE3ODJmZjE0OQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 60460 at http://kccu.org Time Warner Rebuffs Rupert Murdoch's Big-Dollar Bid For Media Giant http://kccu.org/post/time-warner-rebuffs-rupert-murdochs-big-dollar-bid-media-giant Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. There are few media companies bigger than 21st Century Fox and Time Warner. And today came reports of a possible merger that would create a huge new empire. If Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bought Time Warner, all of these media brands could have the same owner. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:06:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 59916 at http://kccu.org Murdoch Says His Bid For Rival Time Warner Was Rejected http://kccu.org/post/murdoch-says-his-bid-rival-time-warner-was-rejected Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed that it made an offer to buy the owner of HBO, Warner Bros., TBS and CNN but got shot down. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 59889 at http://kccu.org For UK Phone-Hacking Case, An End In Acquittal And Conviction http://kccu.org/post/uk-phone-hacking-case-end-acquittal-and-conviction Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>We're going to turn now to the verdicts handed down today in a phone hacking case that's touched the heights of British media and politics. Rebekah Brooks, former editor of Rupert Murdoch's News of the World, was cleared of conspiring to hack phones and other criminal charges. But jurors issued a guilty verdict for Andy Coulson, another former editor of the now defunct tabloid. Coulson was later the chief spokesman for British Prime Minister David Cameron. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:15:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 58557 at http://kccu.org 1 Editor Cleared, 1 Found Guilty In U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial http://kccu.org/post/1-editor-cleared-1-found-guilty-uk-phone-hacking-trial Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>A British jury has reached verdicts in a trial stemming from a scandal involving hacking by tabloids. Several former editors and executives of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers face charges. Former News of the World editor, Andrew Coulson, was found guilty. Other editors were not. NPR's media correspondent David Folkenflik has been covering this story. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:10:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 58532 at http://kccu.org