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Geoffroy Faugérolas, Pepperdine studentGeoffroy Faugérolas, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “When you tell someone your major, how do they respond? Are they impressed, surprised, judgmental, or curious? What stereotypes do you think surround your major? In what ways are the stereotypes accurate and in what ways are they inaccurate?”

If you have ever seen the original Total Recall with Schwarzenegger and remember the scene when, exposed to Mars’ atmosphere, his eyes…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Jan 27, 2016

Selfies Invade the Workplace

Selfies Invade WorkplaceSelfie culture is alive and well. Selfies have become ubiquitous, no longer only popular among teenage girls. Politicians, celebrities and people from all walks of life are participating. President Obama was famously caught taking a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service with the Danish Prime Minister. A few months later, Ellen, with the help of Bradley Cooper, took the renowned Oscar selfie with A-list stars including Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, and Julia Roberts.

Selfies have even infiltrated the workplace, evidence of which has spilled onto the Internet. There…

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  • Privacy
  • Jan 20, 2016

Will You Personally Represent Me?

Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment and copyright trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica. Jon is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he teaches Media Law. COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as copyright, defamation and privacy.  

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  • FAQ Series , Video
  • Jan 13, 2016

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