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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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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

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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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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.
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  • April 30, 2013 12:22 PM
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CNN Announces a New Morning Approach

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  • April 30, 2013 10:27 AM
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Is a 17-year-old British Geek the Next Mark Zuckerberg?

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  • April 29, 2013 3:19 PM
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Will Apple Honor Steve Jobs in Its Product Launch?

When you study Apple, keep October 5th in mind. It might be remembered as an epochal date, a marketing boost that a company lately afflicted by the blahs could use.
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  • April 29, 2013 12:24 PM
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Kevin Spacey is a Hero in Hollywood -- and Silicon Valley

Kevin Spacey is the smartest man in Hollywood because he has found a way to go beyond the traditional borders of Hollywood and the entertainment industry.
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  • April 29, 2013 1:03 AM
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2013: White House Correspondents Dinner: Here are the Best Lines

President Barack Obama killed it on Saturday night when he skewered everyone in Washington, the media world and Hollywood.
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  • April 27, 2013 11:04 PM
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