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Megan Friedman

Deputy News Editor at Hearst Digital Media

New York, NY

Megan Friedman

Native South Floridian, current New Jersey resident, consistent animal lover and Internet addict. Natural born editor who specializes in entertainment, lifestyle, travel, and women's issues.

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"Roseanne" Addresses the Opioid Crisis

Throughout the rebooted season of Roseanne, viewers have seen Roseanne Conner limp around the set, complaining about a bad knee. And it turns out that limp — and those winces of pain — weren’t just acting.
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Inside "The Handmaid’s Tale” Soundtrack

The music cues in The Handmaid's Tale can feel disconcerting. And that's on purpose.
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When Harry and Meghan Went Public

An interview with Andrew Morton about his new book, "Meghan: A Hollywood Princess."
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The Real History of the Keto Diet

It wasn't designed to help you lose weight.
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Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Secrets

Toys R Us is closing all its stores across the United States, thanks to financial troubles and steep competition from companies like Amazon and Walmart. It's the end of the era for the toy store chain, and it's the beginning of a series of liquidation sales at hundreds of locations about the country.
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Behind Harry and Meghan's Church Wedding

In another era, Prince Harry marrying Meghan Markle would have been a scandal so large it would shake the British monarchy to its core. The bride-to-be is an American, a divorcée, and she also attended a Catholic school as a child—comparisons to Wallis Simpson and the Abdication aren't without their logic.
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What Life Is Like After Shark Tank

The ABC reality show, which is currently in its ninth season, has been a launching ground for tons of successful companies — and, perhaps, even more companies that couldn’t stay afloat.
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From a Harrowing Start to the Puppy Bowl

Olympia, a Great Pyrenees puppy, was abandoned in the Ozarks in Missouri and left outside a gas station with her sister inside a plastic container, says Sarah Fostello of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue, which came to her aid.
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What It’s Really Like to Ride in the Cash Cab

It’s an item on every New Yorker’s bucket list—and that goes for New York tourists, too:.
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Exclusive: Lauer Won't Appear on Tree Lighting

On Wednesday morning, NBC announced it had fired Today show host Matt Lauer after an allegation of "inappropriate sexual behavior."
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Tom Hopper on His Epic Game of Thrones Scene

Yes, he's seen all those Dickon memes.
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Princess Diana's Biographer Speaks

When Princess Diana was desperate to get her story out, she turned to one writer: Andrew Morton.
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About

Megan Friedman

I'm a magazine junkie, in print and online. (I blame my mom, who can never resist a checkout-counter glossy.) I love writing about pop culture, travel, and lifestyle — and sometimes a combination of the three.

PR person? Email me at meganfriedman@hearst.com.

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Skills

  • writing on deadline
  • reporting
  • Content management systems
  • Blogging platforms
  • Wordpress
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Photoshop
  • Social media
  • Headline writing
  • Software testing