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Why Channel One News was removed from schools: WHO Mentions Channel One’s Role In Obesity Crisis (Jan. 2003)

September 13, 2018
Why Channel One News was removed from schools: WHO Mentions Channel One’s Role In Obesity Crisis (Jan. 2003)

War is breaking out over junk food and sugary drinks. The World Health Organisation says they are making children obese, and governments should clamp down on them. The hugely powerful multinationals involved say that’s rubbish. Sarah Boseley investigates Thursday January 9, 2003 The Guardian There was a time when children drank water or milk. That has gone...
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Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Channel One Paid Lobbying Firm $820,000 (Oct. 1999)

September 11, 2018
Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Channel One Paid Lobbying Firm $820,000 (Oct. 1999)

October 27m 1999 – National Journal Reports Channel One Paid Preston Gates Lobbying Firm $820,000 in First Half of 1999 October 27, 1999 – National Journal Reports Channel One Paid Preston Gates Lobbying Firm $820,000 in First Half of 1999 $820,000 doesn’t go as far as it use to. Over the years, Channel One has paid...
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Why Channel One News was removed from schools: If You Wear Glasses, You’re Ugly. (2006)

September 8, 2018
Why Channel One News was removed from schools: If You Wear Glasses, You’re Ugly. (2006)

These pictures are from the Acuvue2 commercials that are in heavy rotation on Channel One News in middle and high schools during September 2003. Mo Money! You can almost picture Jim “Sugar Daddy” Ritts stuffing the Johnson&Johnson cash in his pockets. Is he the least bit concerned that it is cruel for Channel One to advertise contact lens to schoolchildren?...
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Why Channel One News was removed from schools (Oct. 2001): Sleazy MTV

September 8, 2018
Why Channel One News was removed from schools (Oct. 2001): Sleazy MTV

Last week, Primedia’s CEO Tom Rogers proudly told a conference call for investment analysts that Channel One will continue their relationship with MTV. There will be another special on Channel One that will be coproducer by MTV. It will air before the end of the year. Most parents understand the offensive content on MTV. MTV...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame (Jan 1999): “Millennium Minute” To “Creatively Integrate Your Brand” With the News

September 6, 2018

“Teach the news” is Channel One’s latest slogan. Channel One has rolled out this slogan and hired new people and reassigned people in an attempt to look like an educational company as opposed to the corporate child predator that it is. Channel One’s “news” is secondary to its commercials and their newest campaign confirms it. Channel One is...
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Here’s a wonderful sight.

August 16, 2018
Here’s a wonderful sight.

Here’s a photo of a bunch of kiddie marketers waving goodbye to their handful of fans.  Their kiddie marketing company has gone out of business. Boo hoo. All of these people, whether they worked in front of the camera or behind, were involved in the commercial exploitation of schoolchildren.  They earned their paycheck by...
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Channel One News Bad Guy: Congressman Bradley Byrne (R) AL

August 1, 2018
Channel One News Bad Guy: Congressman Bradley Byrne (R) AL

From Jim Metrock: Bradley Bryne sold out Alabama schoolchildren when he was a member of the Alabama State Board of Education. He is now a congressman representing South Alabama. He was one of the first persons Ms. Pat Ellis, Obligation’s education director, and I approached on the State Board to oppose Channel One in...
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Gaze on this to understand how bad Channel One News was.

July 21, 2018
Gaze on this to understand how bad Channel One News was.

From Jim Metrock: This is a piece of Channel One News sales literature. It’s sickening. Look at the face they used.  It’s a young person who is completely attentive to the Channel One TV screen.  He can’t go anywhere.  He can’t ask for the channel to be changed. He IS the captive audience Channel One...
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Two reasons Channel One News is gone.

July 15, 2018
Two reasons Channel One News is gone.

From Jim Metrock:  This is a flyer I printed up in 2013 and sent to school board members across the country. Channel One News advertised both these movies to middle school students, some just out of elementary school.  These aren’t the worst movies Channel One News urged children to see, however, they do help...
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A look back at Channel One’s “Bad Guys”: Ralph Reed

July 14, 2018
A look back at Channel One’s “Bad Guys”: Ralph Reed

From Jim Metrock: Now that Channel One is done, I think it is worthwhile to drag out the names of all those that helped this kiddie marketing firm stay so long in our classrooms. When Ralph Reed was a consultant/ lobbyist for Channel One News, he was utterly unscrupulous. In my mind, he was worst...
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