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The Campaign for Commercial-free Childhood organized a campaign to urge local public TV stations not to affiliate with PBS Kids Sprout, the ad-supported digital cable channel launching this fall. “Just because PBS has abandoned its commitment to commercial-free programming for children doesn’t mean your local station has to do so,” CCFC says in a call-to-action on its website. A San Jose Mercury News article about the inescapability of ads targeted to kids points parents to CCFC’s website.