Larry S. Jaffee

Larry S. Jaffee


Journalism and New Media Studies LI



M.A., Journalism, Pennsylvania State University, 1986
B.A., Communication Arts, Hofstra University, 1980 


A New York-based communications professional for more than three decades, Larry Jaffee is both a working journalist for numerous publications. Currently, he writes about cybercrime for SC magazine for IT Security Professionals, music for The Audiophile Voice, and the media business for Multichannel News, where earlier in his career he worked as senior editor and Washington, DC bureau chief. He also currently blogs about popular culture for Huffington Post, and some of his music writing has been compiled in Jaffee was editor in chief of several magazines and websites covering the media and marketing businesses, as well as diversity & inclusion in the workplace. His writing has been published in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Adweek, and numerous other publications. As an entrepreneur, he has published since 1992 a quarterly newspaper about a British television series, EastEnders, and two books about that show.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Cybercrime, Ponemon Institute (think tank), Fellow, 2015
Fair Media Council panelist

Select Publications

Of Course, The Election Can Be Hacked,", Nov. 1, 2016
"Vinyl Returns," The Audiophile Voice, Oct. 2016
"Ed Asner Is Still a Badass at 86," Huffington Post, July 18, 2016
"A Global Analysis of Crime, Fear, and the Media," International Psychology Bulletin, Summer 2016
"Walford State of Mind: EastEnders, As Reported By the Walford Gazette" (book), 2011


"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
— Albert Einstein

"The ability to sit down with another person and talk for hours, about anything and everything, is more attractive to me than anything else."
— Koi Fresco