Hamilton cast recording playing on a phone Media Moment: Hamilton’s Education for the Nation - Gina Maurer is a master’s student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an intern at the Center on Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s Hospital. If you had asked me to tell you about Alexander Hamilton last week, I probably would have given a vague and uninformative answer. He’s on the ten... Read more »

Old photo of kids crafting Media Moment: No Plans - Sarah Wolfson works at CMCH as an Administrative Associate, and is an editor for Media Moments. Over brunch one cold November morning, with pumpkin pancakes piled high on our plates and hot apple cider in our mugs, my friends and I took turns sharing our Thanksgiving plans. Kerry started us off by explaining how her... Read more »
woman showing dating apps on phone Media Moment: Swipe Left, Swipe Right: The Online Road to Relationships - Melanie Feijoo is a current graduate student at Tufts University and an intern at CMCH. I have always preferred to meet people in person, the “old-fashioned” way, which meant I was a bit apprehensive going into online dating. But considering how saturated our lives are with media, it makes sense why many people have turned... Read more »
Impatient child at the beach Media Moment: How I Lost My Patience - As I enter my 20’s, I’m beginning to look internally to explore opportunities for self-growth. This can be an uncomfortable and unpleasant experience, especially when forced to come to terms with some of my shortcomings. But at the same time, it seems beneficial to develop a sense of awareness, so that I can begin to... Read more »
Three kids as clown and superheroes Media Moment: Rated F for Family - Walking into the premier of Incredibles 2, with our favorite candies hidden beneath our sweatshirts, my brothers, Colin and Brendan, and I could hardly contain our excitement. We were only seven, five and two years old when the original Incredibles premiered, but we’d watched it enough times on DVD to know almost every word. Now,... Read more »