The Walt Disney Co. is offering refunds for its “Baby Einstein” videos, a tacit admission that they do not increase young children’s intellect, reports the New York Times. “We see it as an acknowledgment by the leading baby video company that baby videos are not educational, and we hope other baby media companies will follow suit by offering refunds,” said Susan Linn, director of Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which has been pushing the issue for years. Baby Einstein, founded in 1997 and acquired by Disney in 2001, was one of the earliest players in what became a huge electronic


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