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Is Fame Fun?

People’s infatuation with fame surprises me. Growing up in Southern California I have been surrounded by the entertainment industry my entire life. I have worked in it, have friends in it and plan on making a career in it. however as much as I appreciate the industry, I can never seem to wrap my head around one thing. Why is everyone obsessed with being famous? While being famous does come with perks it also has a great deal of negative consequences.

The other day I had a conversation with…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Apr 12, 2017

Overloaded With Information

Macki Aycock, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: With a flood of information constantly bombarding us, what tools or tricks do you use to manage the information?

The flood of information that bombards me mostly comes from TV, magazines, social media and school. As I have gotten older I have learned to manage this information in ways that makes my life less stimulating (in a good way), less dramatic and more seamless. I have…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Apr 05, 2017

Reduce That Overloaded Feeling

Stefano Berrios, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: With a flood of information constantly bombarding us, what tools or tricks do you use to manage the information?

As a millennial, I have grown up in an age where any of my questions can most likely be answered by entering it into Google Search. When information is so easily accessed from various sources of media, information overload will certainly be prevalent. Not only is searching…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 29, 2017

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