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

Trump May Already Have Lost Leverage in His War Against CNN

Trump May Already Have Lost Leverage in His War Against CNN

If the president wants to kill AT&T's $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner, he needs to force the Federal Communications Commission to rule on the merger.

Netflix Should Fear Amazon's Muscle

Netflix Should Fear Amazon's Muscle

According to Ben Thompson, the writer behind influential tech-media blog Stratechery, Amazon is better equipped to challenge Netflix for video supremacy than any other media company.

Time's Sluggish Outlook Intensifies Pressure for a Sale

Time's Sluggish Outlook Intensifies Pressure for a Sale

Time offers first quarter and 2017 revenue forecasts that fall short of analyst expectations, giving further weight to speculation that the publisher may need to sell.

Rupert Murdoch Doesn't Push Fox Film Studio Politically, Says CEO Snider

Rupert Murdoch Doesn't Push Fox Film Studio Politically, Says CEO Snider

Fox studio chief Stacey Snider says she's under no pressure from Rupert Murdoch to make films that might appeal to voters who elected Donald Trump president.

The Internet Isn't Yet Ready for the Video Explosion

The Internet Isn't Yet Ready for the Video Explosion

Verizon's point man on operating the Internet says the gigantic network of wires, switches and towers has a lot of work to do to prepare for the video explosion.