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Ed Sheerhan did it, can YOU?
Dear friends, I recently received an email that touched my heart and refreshed and reinforced my love and the CMCH team’s love for the work that we do every day. The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) is dedicated to helping children and those who care for them use media and technology in ways… Read more »
‘Twas the night before Star Wars
Thanksgiving all year round!?
Q: As a mother and a student examining media as a social issue, I’m concerned that technology is decreasing youth’s ability to communicate face-to-face, largely because most of their communication and activities are done through a screen. Is there evidence for this concern? ~ Face Facts, Bridgeport, CT A: Dear Face, Young people walk hand… Read more »
Screens that scare: Cyberbullying
Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Susan Alden, an Assistant Librarian at CMCH and former high school educator, shares how her perspective on students’ use of technology in education changed after she left teaching to pursue a career as an academic librarian. These stories are meant to help create a village square… Read more »
Stop Stereotypes this September
Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. In this episode, the Mediatrician discusses stereotypes in the media. He also talks about how to teach children to understand and recognize these oversimplified and often incorrect portrayals of people when they see… Read more »