Posts Tagged ‘ gary ruskin ’

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Critics Slam Channel One’s Commercials

January 23, 2012
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Critics Slam Channel One’s Commercials

By Abby Graham-Pardus TRIBUNE-REVIEW Sunday, August 10, 2003 Susan Linn knows children’s television. She began her career in children’s entertainment, where her work included several appearances with her puppets working on “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” with the late Fred Rogers. ” I’ve always had a really strong interest to use media to promote the health and well-being of children,”...
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Blast From The Past 2002 – Dodging A Bullet

January 9, 2005
Blast From The Past 2002 – Dodging A Bullet

SBOE Spares Channel One BY MICHAEL MAY  November 22, 2002: On Nov. 15, the State Board of Education considered and rejected a non-binding resolution recommending that local schools stop showing Channel One, a daily news program with commercials broadcast in 1,200 Texas high schools. At the meeting, Channel One was defended by Jim Ritts, the well-coiffed CEO of Primedia, which produces...
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World Health Organization Mentions Channel One’s Role In Obesity Crisis

January 29, 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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NYU Honors Obligation and Commercial Alert

April 13, 2000

NYU Honors Obligation and Commercial Alert for Work Against Commercialism in Schools   Arianna Huffington presented Gary Ruskin of Commercial Alert and Pat Ellis and Jim Metrock of Obligation with an award to honor their efforts against companies like ChannelOne and ZapMe!. Ralph Nader was also honored and he also spoke against Channel One’s commercial exploitation of schoolchildren.
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