Jon Friedman

I am a lifelong journalist and author, based in New York.

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What Will It Take for 21st Century Fox to Flourish in 2016?

What Will It Take for 21st Century Fox to Flourish in 2016?

Competition for streaming is certain to intensify in 2016 as Apple and Netflix, among others, put more pressure on traditional media companies such as 21st Century Fox.

Can Disney's 'Star Wars' Franchise Become Any Bigger?

Can Disney's 'Star Wars' Franchise Become Any Bigger?

The new 'Star Wars' film set a box office record -- but the best may be yet to come for Walt Disney investors.

Newest ‘Star Wars' Shows 'The Force' Is Really With Disney and J.J. Abrams

Newest ‘Star Wars' Shows 'The Force' Is Really With Disney and J.J. Abrams

Hollywood hasn't been the same since the 'Star Wars' kicked off in 1977. Expect the frenzy to continue when 'the Force' reawakens this weekend.

'The Big Short' Is Really Asking Why Do We Love to Hate Wall Street?

'The Big Short' Is Really Asking Why Do We Love to Hate Wall Street?

'The Big Short' is the new ballyhooed film starring Brad Pitt -- and the latest example of Wall Street-bashing.

Golden State's Winning Streak Also Beloved at ESPN, Turner

Golden State's Winning Streak Also Beloved at ESPN, Turner

The Golden State Warriors, who set an NBA record Tuesday night for most consecutive wins to open a season, are in rarefied territory, on and off the basketball court.