NPR's David Folkenflik On Rupert Murdoch's Media Empire | KCUR

NPR's David Folkenflik On Rupert Murdoch's Media Empire

Nov 6, 2013

Phone hacking and bribing police are just a couple of the scandals that have come to light about Rupert Murdoch’s vast media empire.

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik is the author of 'Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires.'

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we talk with NPR media reporter David Folkenflik about his new book on the man and his vast news domain. We talk about Murdoch’s control of American outlets such as Fox News and The Wall Street Journal and look at the ongoing legal trials of his hand-picked News of the World editors in the United Kingdom.


  • David Folkenflik is NPR's media correspondent based in New York City. His stories are broadcast on NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered and Morning Edition. He has served as a media analyst on CNN's Reliable Sources, ABC News' Nightline, Fox News' O'Reilly Factor and MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann.