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Jonathan Taplin
Works at University of Southern California
Attended Princeton University
Lived in Cleveland, Ohio
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You knew this was coming.
The GOP candidate said he barely knew Felix Sater, but Sater’s sworn testimony offered a different account.
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Those words are variously attributed to Abraham Lincoln or Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson. I think this quote is germane in light of yesterday's White House Conference on countering Jihadist ...
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Matt Drudge and the ebola panic industry
I teach at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and never have I been more embarrassed by the role of the News Media than watching them fan the flames of Ebola Panic in the last...
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Some thoughts on Digital monopolies and what to do about them.
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A Boomer Professor talks to his students
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Some thoughts about Rupert Murdoch, investment bankers and human smuggling networks. 
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Some thoughts on the true meaning of the Sony Hack
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Is it true that there is no bad culture? Is there no role for the cultural critic today?
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Some thoughts about cultural amnesia.
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How does media distract us from involvement in politics?
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Graduate from college and work five jobs at once in the "sharing economy". What a future? http://jontaplin.com/2014/08/04/the-sharing-economy/
I've been thinking a lot about the role of the University in creating a humanistic framework for this technological disruption that is affecting all of our lives. Then I came across a column from A...
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Director, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab
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  • University of Southern California
    Professor, present
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Cleveland, Ohio - Woodstock, New York - Princeton, NJ - Pacific Palisades, CA - Berlin, Germany - Paris, France - New York, NY
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Director, USC Annenberg Innovation Lab
Introduction
Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California. Film and Music Producer from 1969-2002.
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Produced "Mean Streets" and "The Last Waltz".
Education
  • Princeton University
    English Literature, 1965 - 1969
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