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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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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.
  • By Jon Friedman
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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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  • 3 Comments

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:
  • By Jon Friedman
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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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Why Do the U.S. Media Get So Much Wrong?

The Boston Marathon story, the tragedy of the bombings and the intrigue of the subsequent manhunt, should have brought out the best in the U.S. media.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • April 30, 2013 12:22 PM
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CNN Announces a New Morning Approach

  • By Jon Friedman
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  • April 30, 2013 10:27 AM
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