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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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Rupert Murdoch Seeks a Divorce

Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful media CEOs in the world, is seeking a divorce from his wife Wendi of 14 years. They have two daughters.
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  • June 13, 2013 3:02 PM
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My Dinner With Nikki Finke: Fear and Loathing in Santa Monica

Seven years ago this week, my journalism career took a momentous turn.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 13, 2013 2:36 PM
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Edward Snowden: Fresh Meat for the Flesh-Eating Media

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  • June 13, 2013 10:21 AM
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Does America Miss Dubya? (Maybe a little, a new Gallup poll suggests)

It's official: Hell has frozen over. How else could you explain a popularity surge for former U.S. President George W. Bush?
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  • June 11, 2013 5:40 PM
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When Hillary Clinton Tweets, People Listen

Hillary Clinton, widely expected to run for the presidency in 2016, is a Twitter force after only one day on the social-media innovation.
  • By Jon Friedman
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  • June 11, 2013 8:54 AM
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Apple Gropes to Regain Its "Wow!"

Here's the headline Monday from Apple:
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  • June 10, 2013 5:08 PM
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Paul McCartney: The Triumph of a Musical Genius -- I Meant, Craftsman

It has been The Cute Beatle's curse that not many objective music fans have called Paul McCartney, who turns 71 on June 18 -- a musical genius.
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  • June 10, 2013 3:08 PM
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5 Secrets of Mine That The NSA Might Uncover

Much has been made of the disclosure that the NSA has been gathering phone records of millions of unsuspecting Americans in an effort to curb worldwide terrorism.
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  • June 10, 2013 12:37 PM
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For Apple, Today Is High Noon

Today is the kick-off of Apple's much-awaited Worldwide Design Conference kicks in San Francisco.
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  • June 10, 2013 11:33 AM
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Paul McCartney Rocks Brooklyn

Paul McCartney played a highly entertaining 2 1/2 hour set Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, showing why he has had the staying power to flourish for five decades. Whether he played Beatles classics or Wings favorites, he made the audience very happy.
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  • June 9, 2013 1:17 AM
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