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Daniel Lazzers February 24, 2014 Art Gutierrez UL100 First Five Sources Annotated 1.

) Smith, Theodore S., et al. "Effects Of Cell-Phone And Text-Message Distractions On True And False Recognition." Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking 14.6 (2011): 351-358. Communication & Mass Media Complete. Web. 24 Feb. 2014 There was a study done on the cause and effect of electronic communication in class rooms. There were two test groups. Both groups were presented a list of the same words to study and recollect. Except one group had was able to have their phones out and messing with them, but the other group was not allowed to be using any kind of electronic devices. The results showed that students had better memory when they were not on their phones or electronic devices. Since I would be talking about the positives and negative of cellphones I could easily put/use this article for my


Gurrie, Chris, and Michelle Johnson. "What Are They Doing On Those Cell Phones? Bridging The Gap To Better Understand Student Cell Phone Use And Motivations In Class." Florida Communication Journal 39.2 (2011): 11-21. Communication & Mass Media Complete. Web. 24 Feb. 2014.

There was not a study, but a survey was taken. I assume in order to know that 75% of cell phone usage in class in done for social media purposes, such as facebook, twitter, and instagram. It would be different if students were communicating with parents or family to convey a message of importance. This article like the first one is about the negative effect of cellphones in classrooms. 3.) This article for what I understood was all about adults and how cellphones have positively impacted their lives. They like being able to talk to friends and family in different states at any time. In case of emergency situations they have a mini computer in their pocket to get help with just about any situation. My paper would be over cell phones, and I would like to talk about both sides of cellphones. (good and bad) 4.)

Hanson, Jarice. 24/7: How Cell Phones and the Internet Change the Way We Live, Work, and Play. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. Print.

This source was a book. From what I skimmed through, cellphones are only a small topic of discussion in the book. It mostly talks about all electronics. However, what I did read about cell phones in the book was all positive. The information I will get from this book can be used for my positive views on cell phones. 5.) I could not find one of my sources for some reason. I guess I cited it wrong.

Five New Sources

1.) Reichman, Henry "Internet Censorship And Cell Phone Surveillance Requests On The
Rise. (Cover Story)." Newsletter On Intellectual Freedom 61.5 (2012): 193-224. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web. 9 Mar. 2014. 1.) I would consider the author to be well qualified. Last information I could find out about him he was teaching at California State University. He has his B.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is well educated from what I read. 2.) Well this article is talking about internet censorship and cell phone surveillance requests. It says pretty clearly in the title. 3.) This is definitely evidence. There are numbers of instances that were recorded and factual. 4.) I do not detect any bias what so ever. 5.) The article is only two years old. So it is pretty current information. 6.) I rate this this source a 5 out of 5. This information pertains to my topic in that it shows the absolute evil side of cellular devices. A lot of Americans are unaware of their own local law enforcement and government officials accessing, tapping into phone calls, monitoring their text messages, even GPSing there location, and or accessing phone content at any given time or point. In my point of view that is invasion of privacy. Especially since they passed a law on basically spying on their citizens very sneakily. Even before it was legal they were doing it anyways. These technologies could and are easily abused by those with access to it.


Gikas, Joanne1,, and Michael M.2, Grant. "Mobile Computing Devices In Higher Education: Student Perspectives On Learning With Cellphones, Smartphones & Social Media." Internet & Higher Education 19.(2013): 18-26. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web. 9 Mar. 2014.

1.) I couldnt really find anything out about this author, but this article was peer reviewed. I know that on account of I found it through one of the databases on the ESU library page. 2.) This article is actually the same thing my topic is over. It talks about the positives and negatives of cellphone usage. 3.) There is evidence provided in that data was collected over a period of time of 3 different people. 4.) I did not get to see the full article to decide whether there was any bias or not. 5.) The information was published in 2013. 6.) I am going to rate this a 3.5 out 5. There were too many of my own questions that were unanswered. I can tell there wouldve been some good information, but there was no PDF available. It was available through inter library loans, but I did not want to go through trouble of waiting 2 - 10 days.

3.) (I had alot

1.) The author does have some college under his belt. His job is a youth pastor at a church, and in order to become a pastor you have to go to college. So he is educated in some way. 2.) This article pertains to my topic in that it is all about an application that you download on cellular devices.

3.) There is some evidence in what I read. However, at least half of the article was the authors opinion. I did agree with the majority of what the author was preaching. Facts I read were about the app snapchat were true, as in the media obtained through the app is being saved in a massive archive. 4.) The bias I detected was when the author said snapchat was created as a safe way to sext. So unless the author heard that directly from the creators mouths, that is an assumption. 5.) The article is only a year old. The app being discussed about is only 2 old itself. 6.) I rate this article a 4.1 out of 5. There is some fact in it, but the majority is opinion. The article is all about snapchat. Snapchat is a very popular app among young people between the ages of early teens to mid-twenties. It is for sending and receiving photos, but the photos being sent are only available to view for up to 10 seconds. In some cases users screenshot temporary photos which then makes them permanent photos. Also the creators have every photo sent saved in their person archives.

4.) Kelly, John, Cellphone data spying: It's not just the NSA ,December 8,
2013, March 10, 2014. 1.) In general the author has been a writer for several different magazines and newspapers. He doesnt necessarily have a degree in cell phone technologies, but he is well known and did have any bad reviews that I could find.

2.) The article talks about cellphone spying, and how local law enforcement now have the technology to do so. 3.) It is hard to tell if the statistics were made up or not. Either way they were convincing to me. The article mentions Electronic Privacy Information Center which basically gives law enforcement and government officials permission to do warrantless searches and spying at any time for any reason. 4.) The author never really stated where he was getting his information from. Could be very easily made up. Since it was published in USA today myself and others easily believe the information being presented is truth. 5.) The article is only a year old so yes it quite relevant 6.) I rate this article a 4.6 out of 5. Whether the information is actually true, it was very believable and well written. This article relates to my topic in that it discuss local law enforcement and their ability to track down an individual through their cell phone. This could and has come in handy before in kidnapping cases, but this technology can be easily abused and I am sure it is. I mark this technology under the evil side of cell phones.

5.) Cell Phones and Cancer Risks National Cancer Institute. June 24, 2013. March 11,
2014. 1.) Could not find the author. 2.) It talks about cell phones and the strong correlation with brain and other cancers due to cell phone usage. 3.) Cell phones send out electromagnetic radiation to parts of the body where they have they most contact with such as the ear, neck, brain, and thigh.

4.) I do not detect any bias since the evidence being provided is from scientist and doctors. 5.) It shows that the article was reviewed less than a year ago. So I consider it to be current. 6.) I rate this article a 4.5 out of 5. It had some convincing evidence, but I couldnt find an author. This article was about cell phones and how they are bad for health. Cell phones cause a lot of cancer. I dont that right that so many people are this device or product and arent at least being warned about it unless they are doing research such as myself. I mean there are warning labels on tobacco and how they cause cancer. Maybe something similar should be done with cellular devices.