Leon Lazaroff

Leon Lazaroff has been with TheStreet since March 2013 as an editor, media industry reporter and political writer. Prior to joining TheStreet, Leon was a reporter at Bloomberg News on its media and emerging markets teams, a national correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and through much of the 1990s a foreign correspondent reporting from Mexico and Spain with the Associated Press and other outlets. Leon completed the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in 2002, earning a masters degree in journalism, and a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Wisconsin long before its basketball team was any good.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Rolling Stone Draws 'Robust' Interest for Majority Stake in Iconic Magazine

Rolling Stone Draws 'Robust' Interest for Majority Stake in Iconic Magazine

Media companies, publishers and billionaire investors have expressed interest in bidding on the 50-year-old magazine.

Politics Hang Heavy Over FCC's Review of Sinclair-Tribune Media

Politics Hang Heavy Over FCC's Review of Sinclair-Tribune Media

Sean Hannity, seemingly unhappy with everyone including his current boss, may be headed to Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the country's largest owners of TV stations.

Cord Cutters Aren't Just Leaving Pay-TV Because of Price

Cord Cutters Aren't Just Leaving Pay-TV Because of Price

Price isn't the main factor driving young consumers away from the $100 cable bundle, according to a recent Magid Associates survey.

Comcast Dodges Big Social, Moves Watchable In-House

Comcast Dodges Big Social, Moves Watchable In-House

Comcast will make its Millennial-focused Watchable platform available only to subscribers of its X1 cable box.

How Facebook Is Trying to Avoid a Public Relations Disaster with Songwriters

How Facebook Is Trying to Avoid a Public Relations Disaster with Songwriters

Mark Zuckerberg's company appears eager to avoid the kind of backlash from artists and songwriters that has plagued Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music.