Jonathan Berr
Senior Contributor|Media

ABOUT
I have covered the media industry for major news organizations such as CBS News and Bloomberg News on and off since around 2000. My specialties include debunking conventional wisdom and breaking news. I am passionate about telling great stories...
I have covered the media industry for major news organizations such as CBS News and Bloomberg News on and off since around 2000. My specialties include debunking conventional wisdom and breaking news. I am passionate about telling great stories and have an obsession with facts that borders on the maniacal. During my career, I have crossed paths with Howard Stern, Joan Rivers, Hugh Hefner and Sylvester Stallone. I have the rare distinction among media writers of angering both Keith Olbermann and Cap'n Crunch. During my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with my wife and son when I am not torturing myself watching Philadelphia sports teams.
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Nov 30, 2019

Can Netflix Win Back Defecting Subscribers?

Netflix is losing some of its most loyal customers after raising prices earlier this year for the second time since 2017, according to a recently released poll of 1,000 consumers who quit the streaming service from the website Kill the Cable Bill.
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Nov 29, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Plans African Sojourn

Billionaire Jack Dorsey, who has his hands full running Twitter and payments processor Square, spent the month of November in Africa visiting with entrepreneurs.
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Nov 26, 2019

Here Is Everything You Need To Know About The Viacom-CBS Merger

Now that CBS’s merger Viacom is slated to close December 4, it seems to be a good time to review the screwy history of the corporate siblings, which were joined together and then split apart only to be reunited once again.
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Nov 19, 2019

The Bad News Never Seems To Stop At McClatchy

The thinly traded shares of the corporate parent of the Miami Herald, Charlotte Observer and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, were eviscerated Friday plummeting 66 percent after the company announced a trifecta of bad news.
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