Author Archives: jasonkarpf

About jasonkarpf

Nonprofit Pro. Adjunct Instructor—Marketing, Communication

The Minicam

CNN is currently airing ”The Radical Story of Patty Hearst,” a multi-part documentary on the 1974 kidnapping of Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of media baron William Randolph Hearst. The Hearst saga foreshadowed spectacles such as the O.J. Simpson murder trial by two … Continue reading

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Mass Killers and Communication, February 2018

Nikolas Cruz, by his own confession, attacked Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a semi-automatic rifle in Parkland, FL, fatally shooting 17 people and wounding 14 others. Cruz had been reported as a potential danger months earlier to the FBI, … Continue reading

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Voice of America, Voice of Russia—February 2018

The New York Times and other media report Russians’ use of Facebook to stir discord during the 2016 election. In reading this article, assess how outside parties can use Facebook tools to learn detailed personal data about users and target them with paid … Continue reading

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