Larry Jaffee has taught journalism and writing since the mid-1980s. At the New York Institute of Technology, where he taught for a decade, Jaffee received the 2021 Presidential Award for Excellence in Part-Time Teaching. In 2016, Jaffee founded and advised the NYIT student newspaper the Manhattan Globe, which won awards from the Society of Collegiate Journalists and Fair Media Council in 2021. Soon after graduating from Hofstra University, Jaffee wrote regularly for The New York Times on social issues and was published in Rolling Stone, among other publications. From 2010-2020, Jaffee wrote about cybersecurity for SC magazine and scooped the Washington Post on the 2016 Presidential Election hack of the Democratic National Committee. More recently, Jaffee has focused on writing about the music business and is the author of Record Store Day: The Most Improbable Comeback of the 21st Century (Rare Bird Books, Los Angeles).