Cheers to a troubled pop star

In reading these two articles—one about the media glamorizing drinking through Rihanna’s pop song “Cheers,” and the other on Time magazine’s website naming her one of the 100 most influential people in the world—I found myself reminded of a very serious reality that faces our teens and preteens every day: heavy immersion in the media almost certainly exposes him or her to extensive glamorization of drugs and alcohol.

Read the rest at Psychology Today.