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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

Distracted

Nicholas Costello, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2017 Media Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: Everyone has a smart phone in their hand, constantly checking messages. Is distracted the new drunk? 

Recent studies show cellphone overuse may have devastating effects on college students. Male college students spend an average of eight hours each day on their cellphones and female college students spend nearly 10, according to a Baylor University study published in the “Journal of Behavior Addictions.” The study indicates that…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 21, 2017

If You Didn’t Post About It, Did It Really Happen?

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: Everyone has a smart phone in their hand, constantly checking messages. Is distracted the new drunk? 

When considering distraction as the new drunk, my mind automatically goes to social media. It is the sticky web from which we cannot escape. It is the fingers that relentlessly grip our minds and our souls. As we move from place to place, it silently glides with us, collecting our…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Mar 14, 2017

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