Sunday, August 27, 2006

A Sucker Born Every Minute

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times announced that PBS will sell banner ads on its children's websites, which attract over three million young visitors a year. Like Sarah Banet-Weiser, I am skeptical of attempts to romanticize the media purity of the young, but this new policy still seems to me to be a violation of the public trust. What would Fred Rogers, who made such an impassioned plea before Congress for the rights of children for education and enrichment, say?



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