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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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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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  • 2 Comments

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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  • 1 Comment

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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Alex Rodriguez: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Alex Rodriguez is a sports journalist's dream -- the gift that keeps on giving.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 11, 2014 6:08 PM
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The Greatest Rock Tour: Bob Dylan & The Band in 1974 -- 40 Years Later

It has been 40 years since Bob Dylan and The Band hit the road on historic Tour '74.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 2, 2014 2:38 PM
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  • 17 Comments

Nebraska: The Best Film of 2013

Nebraska is the best film of the year, hands down.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • January 1, 2014 3:36 PM
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  • 2 Comments

Innovation Will Be The Key To Success in 2014: Who Will Thrive?

Innovation will be the key to success in the media world in 2014.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • December 31, 2013 3:16 PM
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