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#Pedorazzi

Hannah Prater, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Kristen Bell started an initiative called “No kids policy,” stating that paparazzi should not be legally allowed to take photos of the children of celebrities. Her philosophy behind this idea is that just because the parents are celebrities, the children did not ask for it and it greatly hinders their childhood. Discuss whether photographs of children should be allowed.

Kristen Bell’s “No Kids Policy”, also referred to as…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 19, 2016

Curb the Curiosity: Celebrity Children Deserve Privacy

Eryn Ramsey, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: "We recently heard in the news that an ex-playboy bunny used Snapchat to publicly body shame an overweight woman in her gym. Do you feel it was within her rights to share the nude photo of the woman? How should she have been punished?"

Open any People magazine from earlier than 2014 and you’ll likely find a photo spread dedicated to showcasing the most fascinatingly mundane moments in…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 12, 2016

Talent or Race?

Daniela Catenacci, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “#OscarsSoWhite was widely discussed. Do you think that TV shows and movies should be required to have more diversity, or should it continue to play out as it does?”

#OscarsSoWhite is a hashtag that was created in 2015 as a result of no African American actors or actresses being nominated at the prestigious Oscar Event. In the same year, there were also no female directors or writers nominated…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Oct 05, 2016

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