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

James Murdoch Defends Fox News as More 'Fair and Balanced' Than Rivals

James Murdoch Defends Fox News as More 'Fair and Balanced' Than Rivals

The 21st Century Fox CEO stays on message at Business Insider's Ignition conference: Fox News is fair and balanced.

Mohan Unbothered by YouTube Red's Low Subscriber Number

Mohan Unbothered by YouTube Red's Low Subscriber Number

Neal Mohan, chief product office at YouTube, said he's more interested in creating content for the subscription service that its core viewers want to see than emphasizing growing subscriptions.

Time Warner Chief Says AT&T Deal Is All About Preparing for the Future of Television

Time Warner Chief Says AT&T Deal Is All About Preparing for the Future of Television

Jeff Bewkes described the deal as a means of making all of his company's networks, and eventually all of television, more like HBO. And AT&T's head made a similar argument.

Viacom's Bakish Focuses on Breaking Down Silos Amid Ongoing CBS Merger Talks

Viacom's Bakish Focuses on Breaking Down Silos Amid Ongoing CBS Merger Talks

The acting CEO says the media company is poised for a turnaround as he focuses on improving operations and not being distracted by ongoing merger talks with CBS.

CBS Signals Willingness to Join AT&T's DirecTV Now

CBS Signals Willingness to Join AT&T's DirecTV Now

Although the network has not reached a deal with the new streaming service and has its own CBS All Access, CBS plans to be a part of the platform.