Tag Archives: Jason Karpf

The Atomic Press Release

August 6 marks the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Official announcement came through a press release issued by President Harry Truman: Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. … Continue reading

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V for Victory and Viral

July 19 marks the anniversary of World War II’s “V for Victory” campaign. A New York Times article of the day describes it as a “nerve war” against the Nazis in occupied Europe. Launched by the BBC, championed by Winston Churchill, and executed by countless … Continue reading

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Social Media: Vast Wasteland 2.0

The golden era has ended…yet again. Media and movements (often entwined) arise and thrive in this so-called gilded time. We marvel at new capabilities, new ideas, new diversions. But then the luster dulls. It is happening to social media–and by … Continue reading

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