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David Folkenflik on the News

David Folkenflik

The Librarians Association of UC Irvine
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The UC Irvine Libraries Present
David Folkenflik
National Public Radio Media Correspondent

How Can We Trust the News?
Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 3 – 5 pm
Social Sciences Lecture Hall, UC Irvine

David Folkenflik’s stories are broadcast regularly on NPR’s news magazines including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation.  Most recently, he has provided insightful coverage of the international story involving Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.  He is editor of Page One:  Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism.  Copies will be available for purchase at the event. 

Folkenflik is a four-time winner of the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism.  He appears frequently as a media analyst on U.S. and British television news programs.  A native of Laguna Beach, CA, Folkenflik graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history from Cornell University and now lives in New York with his wife, the journalist Jesse Baker.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; reservations requested. Please go to http://partners.lib.uci.edu/folkenflik to make an online reservation. For further information please contact Kathryn Kjaer at kkjaer@uci.edu or 949.824.8521. Self serve parking will be available for $10 in the Social Sciences Parking Structure.  See the UCI campus map, http://www.parking.uci.edu/maps/imap.cfm.