Mar 18, 2008

PBS kids games service launches today

PBS Kids Play!, an Internet-based subscription educational gaming service for kids ages 3 to 6, officially launches today. The curriculum-based service, which has been in beta test for two months, features PBS Kids characters including Curious George and the Berenstain Bears. It costs $9.95 a month, or $79 a year, and includes a free 15-day trial.

Challenge to FCC indecency rules gets Supreme Court hearing

The Washington Post reports on the Supreme Court's announcement yesterday that it will take up the Fox Broadcasting lawsuit challenging FCC policy on indecent broadcasts. The case focuses on the commission's 2004 decision to fine broadcasters for "fleeting" use of expletives.