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Jon Friedman

For roughly 14 years MarketWatch published Jon Friedman's Media Web column, a widely read destination for media industry professionals. A former reporter, columnist and editor for Bloomberg, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Investors Daily and other publications, he is also the author of "Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (ReInvention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution" (2012, Penguin) and the co-author of "House of Cards: INside the Troubled Empire of American Express" (1992, Putnam).

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Six Ideas To Put Life Back Into Ailing 'Meet The Press'

Six ideas to breathe life back into ailing "Meet the Press."
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • July 28, 2014 4:45 PM
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Can Facebook Continue To Dazzle Wall Street?

Can Facebook continue to climb and climb?
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • July 26, 2014 4:07 PM
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Why The Networks Don't Call The Shots in Emmy Excitement

The networks don't call the shots in the Emmy excitement..
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • July 13, 2014 10:00 PM
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A Hard Day's Night at 50: Why It Continues to Charm Us

The Beatles had so much fun making the movie that the audience had just as much watching them.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • July 6, 2014 7:59 PM
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What Is The Future of Vice, Big Media's Flavor Of The Month?

What is the future of Vice media?
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 23, 2014 10:36 AM
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The Inside Story Of AMC's Halt And Catch Fire, By Technical Consultant Paul Carroll

Paul Carroll, a veteran journalist and tech industry expert, is the special consultant on the new AMC show Halt and Catch Fire. He explains how he came to be involved in the show and what it's appeal is based on.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 17, 2014 4:10 PM
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Remember When OJ Simpson Changed The World?

Twenty years ago, OJ Simpson Changed The World.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 13, 2014 3:39 PM
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Who Should Play Donald Sterling & Co. In The Inevitable Movie About The Scandal?

Who should play Donald Sterling in the inevitable movie about the scandal?
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 2, 2014 3:30 PM
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Do You Now Believe In Tim Cook's Apple?

Will Apple contaminate Beats, now that the $3 billion deal is done?
  • May 29, 2014 11:31 AM
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Do The Right Thing: Remembering Spike Lee's Masterpiece 25 Years Later

Spike Lee's great film Do the Right Thing still resonates 25 years later.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • May 23, 2014 2:34 PM
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