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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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When Bad Things Happen to Good Journalists

I will get no pleasure from writing this piece.
  • May 3, 2013 12:21 PM
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10 U.S. Websites You Shouldn't Live Without

This is a piece about 10 U.S. websites you should read everyday, bookmark and refer to on a regular basis.
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  • May 3, 2013 10:34 AM
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Friday Question: Which of These 10 Actresses Should Play Amanda Knox in the Inevitable Biopic?

Amanda Knox has a new memoir out called "Waiting to Be Heard." She had a ballyhooed interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer and has continued to make the media rounds to promote her book.
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  • May 3, 2013 8:04 AM
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Rolling Stones Launch 2013 Tour Tonight in LA

The Rolling Stones are launching their 2013 tour tonight at the Staples Center in LA.
  • May 2, 2013 2:08 PM
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It's Time to Re-Think the Purpose of 24/7 Cable-TV News

The Boston Marathon bombings and manhunt stories underscored the viability of continuous news coverage, particularly during a major event.
  • May 2, 2013 1:10 PM
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Can You Guess What Is the Best Sports Show on TV?

The best sports show on television is TNT's Inside the NBA. Hands down. No contest. Game over.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • May 1, 2013 9:54 PM
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Maria Shriver Returns to NBC News

Maria Shriver is returning to NBC News.
  • May 1, 2013 3:14 PM
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Chris Matthews of MSNBC Signs a New Deal

  • By Jon Friedman
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  • May 1, 2013 10:31 AM
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Did Amanda Knox Help or Hurt Her Case on ABC?

Amanda Knox agreed to be interviewed by ABC's Diane Sawyer for two reasons, I reckon:
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  • April 30, 2013 10:59 PM
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Amanda Knox: 5 Questions ABC's Diane Sawyer Should Ask Her

Amanda Knox is America's most intriguing bad girl since Amy Fisher -- or should that be the most fascinating one since Patty Hearst?
  • April 30, 2013 6:26 PM
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