Posts Tagged ‘ advertising violent movie ’

An email to Kent Haehl and Paul Folkemer

October 19, 2012
An email to Kent Haehl and Paul Folkemer

Official movie poster for The Possession.    From Jim Metrock:  I saw this Channel One News-promoted horror movie in September and wrote the two men that I believe are ultimately responsible for advertising it to young people not only on the Channelone.com website, but in American high school and middle school classrooms. I now...
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Another horror movie uses Channel One News to get to kids.

September 11, 2012
Another horror movie uses Channel One News to get to kids.

   
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Chronicle

February 6, 2012
Chronicle

Channel One News is now advertising the new movie Chronicle in middle schools and high schools. Channel One executives Kent Haehl CEO and Dr. Paul Folkemer VP gave the green light to this ad campaign even thought he movie is rated PG-13 for its sexual content and teen drinking. From the movie studio publicity...
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Channel One Shows Promotional Clips Of Violent PG13 Movie To Middle School Students

June 12, 2003

From Jim Metrock: Any independent observer of Channel One News over the last two years would be perplexed at some of the absolutely idiotic decisions made by their programming VP, Morgan Wandell. By definition if you work for Channel One News you are a “lightweight.” Important people work elsewhere. It was Wandell that told his news anchors...
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PG-13 Ads Back In Middle Schools

May 11, 2003
PG-13 Ads Back In Middle Schools

A nude woman is one of the stars of the Channel One News-promoted X-Men 2 movie. The movie has sex talk, violence and profanity. This movie promotion may result in massive contract terminations over the summer. Why did Channel One advertise this movie to children as young as ten and eleven? MONEY! To see what was in this...
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Time For Columbine To Remove Channel One

September 26, 2001

It has been several years since the terrible shootings at Columbine High School. Obligation has never mentioned the fact that Columbine students were under contract to Channel One and had to watch their TV show virtually every day of school. We had hoped that Columbine would clean up their school and remove the Channel One TV sets that...
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FTC Mentions Channel One in Historic Report on Marketing of Violent Entertainment to Children

September 11, 2000

“Target marketing to children of entertainment products with violent content is pervasive and aggressive,” FTC chairman Robert Pitofsky (September 11, 2000) You bet, Bob. Violent movies, violent television shows, violent music, violent video games. This is the world our children live in. The marketing of violent entertainment is big business, and that is certainly the case with Channel One....
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