Feb 24, 2004

The LA Times reports that trustees of the Coast Community College District, the licensee of KOCE, are considering whether to keep the Orange County public TV station, rather than proceed with a sale that religious broadcaster Daystar Television Network has threatened to challenge in court.
The American Psychological Association called on federal regulators to restrict advertising to children aged eight and younger. Research indicates that young kids aren't able to critically interpret television ads, the association said in a report issued yesterday. Their gullibility, combined with aggressive marketing to children, contributes to the youth obesity epidemic.
Common Cause is urging people to ask their lawmakers to support public broadcasting.
Public TV and radio host Rudy Maxa has moved to Minnesota to live with his fiancee, who he says is a "great kisser," reports the Star Tribune (registration required). (Via Romenesko.)