Press Coverage and Clips

Recent coverage of CMCH in the print, radio, and television press. Web postings of the news are often time limited; references are provided so that you can locate stories of interest in print form.

26 Feb 2014 Live chat: Youth obsession with technology
12 Feb 2014 Seeking Answers After Teen Suicide
02 Feb 2014 The National Edition, keeping kids healthy
28 Jan 2014 Child media expert talks about navigating kids & tech
23 Jan 2014 Free parental controls seminar to offer tips on raising tech
14 Jan 2014 Faster and Faster
06 Jan 2014 Lexington At Large: A community conversation begins
2013
13 Dec 2013 Violence And Video Games
12 Dec 2013 Keeping the Cradle Tech-Free
10 Dec 2013 Videogame Makers Fight Efforts to Study Link to Violence
13 Nov 2013 Massachusetts state senator wants to study video games
07 Nov 2013 FOSI 2013 Annual Conference
25 Oct 2013 How Children's Media Can Change the World for Good
17 Oct 2013 Panelists in Lexington address violence in media
07 Oct 2013 Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says
25 Sep 2013 Why We Overeat
13 Sep 2013 The whys of rising obesity
30 Aug 2013 The murky distinction between educational and ‘mindless’
27 Aug 2013 Dr. Elaine Heffner: Are apps good for young children?
19 Aug 2013 A healthy dose: Doc talks about impact of media on children
08 Aug 2013 Hello Flo's ‘Camp Gyno’ video attempting to simplify periods
08 Aug 2013 Do Apps That Advertise Learning Make Your Baby Smarter?
17 Jul 2013 Research says screen time can be good
01 Jul 2013 We do need another hero
04 Jun 2013 Touch Screen Kids
07 May 2013 Plus is more with self image
02 May 2013 Dangerous teen challenges
30 Apr 2013 People shocked by Boston Marathon video game
25 Apr 2013 Digital distractions detract students from focusing
23 Apr 2013 More media buzz on CMCH's latest study
09 Apr 2013 Latest CMCH study receives wide media attention
04 Apr 2013 Does Facebook's new Home put too much Facebook in your face?
13 Mar 2013 New technology offer kids, teens options for private photo-
03 Mar 2013 Technology can have negative impact
01 Mar 2013 How to talk (really talk) to your kids
21 Feb 2013 Managing kids’ media consumption
18 Feb 2013 Better TV might improve kids' behavior
12 Feb 2013 Can Too Much Screen Time Harm Your Kid’s Future Success?
24 Jan 2013 My Son, the Dragon Slayer
20 Jan 2013 Digital World – Are We Internet Addicts?
03 Jan 2013 Screen time tips for parents
2012
26 Dec 2012 Police in American Schools?
17 Dec 2012 Michael Rich interview on the Sandy Hook shooting
17 Dec 2012 Michael Rich quoted in the Washington Post
14 Dec 2012 Experts on how to talk to children about school shootings
29 Nov 2012 Michael Rich Receives Peace Islands Institute Award
26 Nov 2012 Michael Rich on Fox 25 News
14 Nov 2012 Technology in Schools
02 Nov 2012 The Impact of Social Media on Our Kids
31 Oct 2012 Family affairs with Susan Hetherington (Sesame St preparing
22 Oct 2012 KidsHealth: A decade of answering 'why?'
01 Oct 2012 Children's TV Exposure Reaches 'Startling' Levels, Study Fin
27 Sep 2012 Making 'friends' with your children's media
21 Sep 2012 Appcessories: Changing the Way Kids Play
29 Aug 2012 Kids and Violent Media: Next Public Health Crisis?
13 Aug 2012 The Future of Apps for Young Children: Beyond ABC & 123
23 Jul 2012 Active teens are happy teens, study says
18 Jul 2012 When apps make you lazy
06 Jun 2012 Facebook may soon allow 8-year-olds to join
22 May 2012 Young Children and iPads
21 May 2012 Live Chat: Do Toddlers and Tablets Mix?
26 Apr 2012 Children and Technology
23 Apr 2012 Parents Need to be Involved in Their Children's Online Lives
27 Mar 2012 No 'Hunger Games' For My 11-Year-Old
08 Mar 2012 Mom Get Off the Phone!
2011
03 Nov 2011 Electronic Media and Children Under 2
28 Oct 2011 Meet the Mediatrician
05 Jul 2011 Facebook and Young Users
08 Jun 2011 Minority Children and Media
27 Mar 2011 Texting All Night and Sleepy Teens
08 Mar 2011 Cartoon Characters in Cereal Boxes Influence Kids' Choices
13 Feb 2011 Kids' New TV Programs Emphasize Social Values
01 Jan 2011 Kids Programs May Help Stimulate an Interest in the Sciences
2010
09 Dec 2010 How Dangerous Are Teen Ranking Sites?
21 Nov 2010 Are Kids' Wired Differently?
26 Oct 2010 Portrayal of Teen Suicide in the Media
27 Sep 2010 Should ED Ads Run on Prime Time TV?
01 Sep 2010 Back-to-School and Media Rules
29 Jul 2010 Scary Images and Their Impact on Children
13 Jul 2010 CMCH Researcher Awarded 2010 Children's Clinical Grant
30 May 2010 Cartoon Network Helps Fight Bullying
04 May 2010 TV Exposure and Children's Health
21 Apr 2010 Cell Phones in the Classroom?
10 Mar 2010 The Pros and Cons of Phone Apps for Kids
15 Feb 2010 Parents' Role: Media Gatekeepers
29 Jan 2010 Media, kids and seatbelts?
20 Jan 2010 Kids' Media Use=8 Hours A Day
2009
28 Dec 2009 Phone Apps= Eating Disorders?
23 Nov 2009 Day Care TV Watching and Preschoolers
02 Nov 2009 Addicted to the Internet?
01 Nov 2009 Can iPhones Help Kids Learn?
23 Oct 2009 Misconceptions About Baby Videos
14 Oct 2009 Is TV Bad for Young Kids?
20 Aug 2009 Are Magazine Ads Endangering Infants?
14 Aug 2009 CMCH & iKeepSafe Partners with Education.com
11 Aug 2009 Should Cell Phones be Allowed in Schools?
17 Jul 2009 Go Ask the Mediatrician!
01 Jul 2009 Media Myth-Busters
30 Jun 2009 CMCH Director's New Role: "The Mediatrician"
11 Jun 2009 CMCH Launches "Ask the Mediatrician"
10 Jun 2009 Media-Effects and Children
01 Jun 2009 Cell Phone Warning Labels
10 May 2009 Toddlers Crazy About... Cell Phones?
05 May 2009 New Scooter Helps Kids Get Fit
04 May 2009 Teens Who Watch Adult Programming Have Sex Earlier
01 May 2009 Will Technology in the Classroom Change How Kids Learn?
07 Apr 2009 Childhood Obesity and Ethnicity
03 Apr 2009 Educational Videos = Smarter Kids?
30 Mar 2009 Is "Sexting" a Crime?
03 Mar 2009 Does TV Make Your Baby Smarter?
02 Mar 2009 Is Educational Programming Good or Bad for Young Children?
01 Mar 2009 Cell phones and Kids = Educational Opportunity?
05 Jan 2009 Teens Reveal Too Much Online
2008
10 Dec 2008 Nude Pictures...On Your Cell Phone
07 Nov 2008 When Too Much Time Online Means Trouble
06 Nov 2008 Is There a Right Age for Media Exposure?
02 Nov 2008 Online Seminar Helps Parents Learn About Cyberbullying
23 Oct 2008 CMCH Gets Support from Glencoe Girl Scouts
30 Sep 2008 Experts Discuss the Need for School Safety
29 Sep 2008 Empowering Children with Allergies with a Camera
26 Sep 2008 CMCH Director Speaks at the National Arts Centre
21 Sep 2008 Can Fairy Tales Hurt Kids?
11 Aug 2008 Should Parents Buy Cell Phones for Their Kids?
10 Aug 2008 Explicit Lyrics Impact On Kids
01 Aug 2008 A Librarian's Job
21 Jul 2008 Strict Regulations on Violent Video Games
15 Jul 2008 Background TV Affects Children's Play
12 Jul 2008 Lights, Action, Obesity, Advertising?
01 Jul 2008 CMCH Director Advises on the Impact of TV and Movies on Kids
22 Jun 2008 Cell Phones: What's the Right Time?
15 Jun 2008 An On-Demand World
11 Jun 2008 How Do Ads Affect Kids?
04 Jun 2008 CMCH Director Advises on Internet Safety
03 May 2008 Adolescents' TV Viewing Habits and Social Interactions
28 Apr 2008 CMCH Staff Visits Michigan Schools
21 Apr 2008 Is the Internet separating new mothers and babies?
19 Apr 2008 CMCH's Spring Cleaning featured on Newsweek's TipSheet
15 Apr 2008 How Much TV is Too Much for Kids?
19 Mar 2008 Turning Off the TV to Eat Right
18 Mar 2008 Boston Ban on Violent Video Games?
17 Mar 2008 Boston Mayor Wants Violent Video Game Ban
11 Feb 2008 Kids: To TV or Not TV
08 Feb 2008 Kids Physically Involved In Wii's Virtual Violence
01 Feb 2008 Active Video Games - Good for Kids?
01 Jan 2008 Active Video Games: Good for You?
2007
26 Dec 2007 American Parents Buying Into 'Kiddie' Computer Age
30 Oct 2007 Manhunt 2 Controversy
27 Aug 2007 Virtual Worlds Luring Children
14 Aug 2007 The Virtual Generation
07 Aug 2007 'Smart Baby' DVDs No Help, May Harm
01 Aug 2007 Don't Admit One
19 Jul 2007 Curbing Couch Potato Kids
07 Jul 2007 PG-13? You're Kidding!
19 Jun 2007 Manhunt2 on Wii
21 May 2007 CMCH Scientist Earns Fellowship
08 May 2007 20% of Kids Under 2 Have Own TV, Study Shows
07 May 2007 Is TV Turning Tots into Crib Potatoes?
01 May 2007 Media's Effect on Children's Health
19 Feb 2007 Celebrity Scandal: A Teachable Moment?
13 Feb 2007 Text Education
10 Feb 2007 Virtual Worlds for Kids
05 Feb 2007 4 in 10 Kids Encounter Internet Pornography
2006
28 Nov 2006 Video Game Violence Goes Straight to Kids' Heads
21 Oct 2006 Debate Erupts Over Video Game Rating System
16 Oct 2006 Pediatricians Criticize Use of TV's in Hospital
02 Oct 2006 Young children targeted by high-fat food ads
17 Sep 2006 Mom vs. the Machines
14 Sep 2006 CAMRA Passes by Unanimous Consent!
07 Sep 2006 CMCH Director and Staff to Present in Marblehead, MA
01 Sep 2006 Is TV Socially Isolating?
27 Aug 2006 Carnal Knowledge -- Hazardous for Kids?
08 Aug 2006 Misogyny - Set to Music - May Alter Teen Behavior
07 Aug 2006 Sexy Songs
21 Jun 2006 A Steady Media Diet: Gulp
18 Jun 2006 Our Star-Struck Kids
15 Jun 2006 Body Image Presentation for Local School
22 May 2006 Internet Safety
16 May 2006 The News for Multimedia Babies is Good, and Bad
15 May 2006 The Littlest Viewers
12 May 2006 Doctors Riled by Launch of TV channel for Babies
11 May 2006 Round-the-Clock Baby TV Channel to Debut
05 May 2006 More Evidence on Sex, Violence, Media, and Children
02 May 2006 Claim Filed Against Baby Einstein
27 Apr 2006 CMCH Director on CDC Panel
25 Apr 2006 CMCH Director Joins PBS Think Tank on Children's Media
11 Apr 2006 Solo Viewing, Bad Endings
04 Apr 2006 Media Messages Harm Child, Teen Health
04 Apr 2006 Sesame Street DVDs Cause Debate
03 Apr 2006 TV and Video Game Violence Harms Kids
03 Apr 2006 Violent Video Games Often Not Properly Labeled
02 Apr 2006 Kid Rock
30 Mar 2006 Senators, Industry Pros Spar Over Video Games
30 Mar 2006 Views Clash at Senate Game Hearing
30 Mar 2006 Government Regulation of Video Games?
30 Mar 2006 Video Game Violence Testimony in Senate
29 Mar 2006 CMCH Researcher Testifies for Senate Judiciary
24 Mar 2006 FCC Crackdown Leads to Censorship
22 Mar 2006 DVD Series for Babies, Parents Fuels TV Debate
08 Mar 2006 Children and Media Research Advancement Act in Congress
06 Mar 2006 CMCH Director Speaks on Violent Cartoons Study
03 Mar 2006 Foul Content Found in Children's Cartoons
03 Mar 2006 Sen. Brownback Sees Need to Narrow Indecency Bill
03 Mar 2006 Study: Children's TV Studded with Dark, Violent Acts
03 Mar 2006 Kids' TV More Violent Than Adult Shows
02 Mar 2006 Children’s Television Study Should Concern Parents
01 Mar 2006 TV: Is It Good for Kids?
01 Mar 2006 Freeze Frame: Media and Children's Health
13 Feb 2006 CMCH Researcher Releases Ground-Breaking Research
06 Feb 2006 Is Media Cutting into Time with Other Activities?
23 Jan 2006 CMCH Director to Speak at Violence Prevention Conference
12 Jan 2006 Parents Warned About Internet Safety
05 Jan 2006 TV and Toddlers
01 Jan 2006 Media is an Environmental Health Hazard
2005
19 Dec 2005 CMCH Director Speaks with Senators Clinton, Lieberman, Bayh
16 Dec 2005 Study: Parents Fail to Cut Kids' TV Viewing
18 Nov 2005 Racy Teen Literature
10 Nov 2005 Sex Content Soars on Prime-Time TV
08 Nov 2005 CMCH Director Meets with Surgeon General
07 Nov 2005 Smoking in the Movies
20 Oct 2005 Reel Life
01 Oct 2005 Messages in the Music
01 Oct 2005 Director of CMCH Wins AAP Award
23 Aug 2005 Edutainment: Smart programming?
15 Aug 2005 CMCH Senior Scientist Named "Distinguished Alumnus"
01 Aug 2005 Body Image in the Media and Weight Management
25 Jul 2005 Safe Games Illinois Act Signed Into Law
01 Jul 2005 Sex Screen: The Dilemma of Media Exposure & Sexual Behavior
02 Jun 2005 Using Media for a Positive Message
01 Jun 2005 SLA to Honor "Info Heroes" at Awards Ceremony
01 Jun 2005 Turn It Off!
19 May 2005 Staying Safe from Media Exposure
09 May 2005 CMCH and Jarg Corporation Collaborate on Search Engine
08 May 2005 US Moves to Pull Plug on Violent Video Games for Minors
13 Apr 2005 State Should Regulate Content in Video Games, Expert Says
13 Apr 2005 N.C. Senate Panel Discusses Ban on Video Games for Minors
11 Apr 2005 Senate to Hear Expert Testify on Violent Games
05 Apr 2005 Dr. David Bickham on Media Violence and Bullying
01 Apr 2005 What About the Bullies?
30 Mar 2005 So Much Media, So Little Attention Span
16 Mar 2005 Illinois House Passes Landmark Video Game Legislation
09 Mar 2005 Video Game Testimony
01 Mar 2005 Babies and TV
01 Mar 2005 The Asthma Trap
20 Feb 2005 What Are Video Games Turning Us Into?
15 Feb 2005 Young Ears Can Be Tainted by Rap Music
03 Feb 2005 Sex and Violence ... And It’s on the Radio
03 Feb 2005 Video Game Vortex
2004
11 Dec 2004 Techie Tots: Interactive vs. Interaction
07 Dec 2004 Immunize your children against health dangers of TV
09 Nov 2004 Tuning In To A Problem
01 Oct 2004 Dialogue with Dr. Michael Rich
24 Aug 2004 CAMRA - Unique and Important
15 Aug 2004 Don't Judge a Videogame by its Cover...
01 Apr 2004 Video Game Ratings Not Always Accurate
11 Mar 2004 Teen-Rated Video Games Loaded With Violence
03 Feb 2004 Clip One
2003
01 Nov 2003 Childhood Obesity - Advancing Prevention & Treatment
04 Sep 2003 Make 'Em Like 'Beckham'
2002
30 Nov 2002 Chronically Ill Kids Reach for the Camera
01 Nov 2002 Call for Better Music Rating Labels
01 Jan 2002 Media Exposure Feeding Children's Violent Acts, AAP says
2001
26 Oct 2001 How Media Violence Touches Children
01 Oct 2001 Pediatrician Testifies on Impact of Sexuality in Media
07 Sep 2001 Dr. Rich Goes to Washington
11 Mar 2001 The Interview: Dr. Michael Rich
2000
16 Dec 2000 Medical Lessons on Videotape
01 Dec 2000 Benefits of Computers for Children Questioned
01 Nov 2000 Lights. Action. Asthma.
31 Oct 2000 Should Government Regulate Video Games?
31 Oct 2000 Toughening Video-Game Measures
31 Oct 2000 Video-Game Vote
01 Sep 2000 Web-Surfing Parents Need Pediatric Supervision
01 Sep 2000 Watching What We Watch
01 Aug 2000 Media Violence Can Lead to Aggression
01 May 2000 Listen Up! It Might Be Your Customers Talking
01 May 2000 Does Civilization Cause Asthma?
1999
28 Oct 1999 Beware This Screen, Too
01 Jan 1999 Violence With A Love Ballad
1998
23 Dec 1998 Physician Recommended Sites
20 Apr 1998 The Virtual House Call
09 Apr 1998 Music Videos Promote Adolescent Aggression
24 Mar 1998 Children Who Watch More TV Are Fatter

 

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