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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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The Missing Plane: A Worldwide Media Obsession and A Made-For-Hollywood Thriller

The missing-aircraft story is a full-fledged global media furor and fodder for Hollywood.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • March 12, 2014 11:08 AM
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Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Album in 2014: Poignant and Memorable

The anniversary of Bob Dylan's 30th anniversary concert from 1992 is filled with poignant memories.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • March 9, 2014 5:49 PM
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Facebook's WhatsApp Purchase aka WTF?

Facebook's $19 billion deal has confounded everyone.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • February 24, 2014 4:12 PM
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Comcast's Big Deal: Is It Good For America?

The looming Comcast takeover gives it control of the cable industry.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • February 13, 2014 12:42 PM
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What Would John Lennon and George Harrison Think of Beatlemania at 50?

John and George would probaly be reluctant participants in Beatlemania at 50.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • February 9, 2014 1:28 PM
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Bob Dylan's Genius

Bob Dylan s a master of marketing and making an impression.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • February 2, 2014 10:04 PM
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How The NFL Reigns Supreme: Innovation

The New York metropolitan area, to the NFL's chagrin, if not horror, is roundly ignoring the big spectacle.
  • February 2, 2014 9:08 AM
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2014: The Beatles In Their Prime, 50 Years Later

The Beatles are in their prime -- it was 50 years ago today.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 24, 2014 11:56 PM
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What Is Mike Bloomberg Up To Now?

What is Michael Bloomberg up to now? Read and find out.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 22, 2014 3:49 PM
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The Chris Christie Fiasco And The Media

The Chris Christie story is anything but over. What are the media to do, to cover it fairly and correctly?
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 14, 2014 2:31 PM
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