Jonathan Taplin

Expert in entertainment business, Internet and popular culture, and the influence of the news media on the economy

Professor of Communication
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Expertise

  • Internet
  • wireless communications
  • pop culture
  • global entertainment economics
  • cable TV
  • network TV
  • media consolidation
  • film business/production
  • music business
  • banking crisis
  • economics of recovery legislation

Additional Information

  • Member, California Broadband Taskforce
  • Founder, Chairman and CEO of Intertainer
  • Member, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Former vice president of media mergers and acquisitions for Merrill Lynch
  • Tour Manager for Bob Dylan and The Band (1969)
  • Producer of Martin Scorsese’s “Mean Streets” (1973)
  • Advisory Board, The Democracy Collaborative, University of Maryland

Languages

  • French

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