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Paparazzi by Drone

“Is your daughter stalked by, like drones? Are there drones flying where she’s trying to learn how to swim at age 1?” asked Kanye West after a paparazzi used a drone to watch North West, Kim Kardashian’s and Kanye’s daughter, in the couple’s backyard pool.

Paparazzi using drones, the so called “dronerazzi,” are using them to learn whether celebs are home, what time they take their kids to school and when they walk the dog. Not long ago, Miley Cyrus videoed a paparazzi drone as it flew over her Hollywood home. Actress Jennifer…

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  • Above the Law , Privacy
  • Jun 15, 2016

Breaking Into Hollywood: An Insider’s Guide

The dream of seeing one’s name in lights or walking down the red carpet may be clichéd but for many it is palpable. They want to work in the entertainment industry but few know where to start.

“How do I break into the entertainment industry?” is the most common question I’m asked after someone finds out that I’m an entertainment attorney.

Not long ago, I was asked by the Denver Press Club to give a talk about breaking into the industry. For several months before my presentation, I asked my clients what advice…

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  • Above the Law , Entertainment Industry
  • Jun 08, 2016

We Neglect Our Own

Chelsea Wells, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Journalists in the United States can publish stories on nearly anything that warrants coverage and this gives readers the opportunity to find information on any topic from every angle. However, sometimes the most important issues are overshadowed by less important information (think trending cat videos on YouTube). What is one topic that the media should give more emphasis?”

I was eight years old when I first saw the…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Jun 01, 2016

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