BudTV stirs controversy

Joost, a Polk Award winner, and Nick Jr. Family magazine

Joost, a Polk Award winner, and Nick Jr. Family magazine

Ups 

Viacom plans a deal to license programming from MTV, Comedy Central, and other properties with Web video service Joost

Lydia Polgreen of The New York Times wins the foreign reporting Polk Award for her coverage of the war in Darfur in western Sudan and Chad

The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition partners with the Major League Baseball Players Trust to support "Pitch In, Help Out, Volunteer," a service program for high school students

Downs

Attorneys general from 21 states attack newly launched BudTV, charging that it can be accessed by too many people below the legal drinking age

Mediaweek reports that growth of Hispanic magazines is slow - citing the closing of titles like Men's Health en Español - despite the boom in population

MTV shutters Nick Jr. Family magazine as part of its recent layoffs, making the April issue of the struggling publication its last

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