Posts Tagged ‘ junk food ’

Channel One News shows middle school students horrific NYC terror images

November 1, 2017
Channel One News shows middle school students horrific NYC terror images

Note to Channel One News: Some parents will not like your company exposing their child to disturbing images of terrorism.   From Jim Metrock: Houghton Mifflin’s bad boy subsidiary Channel One has a history of showing inappropriate, often horrific, images to unsuspecting schoolchildren, some just out of elementary school. Here is a small sampling of...
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Great resource for schools considering removing Channel One

November 1, 2017
Great resource for schools considering removing Channel One

From Jim Metrock:  Our good friend at the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) have been a great ally in the very successful battle to end Channel One’s commercial exploitation of public school children. Although this CCFC letter was directed to a school district in Ohio, it can be of help to any school...
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Advocates Urge Channel One to Stop Advertising Junk Food in Classrooms

October 21, 2017

Advocates Urge Channel One to Stop Advertising Junk Food in Classrooms Thursday, October 19, 2017 For immediate release Contact: David Monahan, david@commercialfreechildhood.org, 617-896-9397 Ariana Stone, astone@cspinet.org, 202-777-8355 Advocates Urge Channel One to Stop Advertising Junk Food in Classrooms Boston, MA – Thursday, October 19, 2017 – Today, 25 experts and public health organizations called...
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Kids urged to “open happiness” by drinking Classic Coke

July 19, 2010
Kids urged to “open happiness” by drinking Classic Coke

Channel One News is back in the business of advertising junk drinks. Over the past month Channel One’s official website  channelone.com has put an ad from the Coca-Cola company in its rotation of banner ads. Clicking on this banner takes kids directly to the Coke site shown below.  There is no warning to children...
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FMNV

October 19, 2005
FMNV

The states of Texas and Alabama have gone on record asking Channel One News to refrain from advertising foods of minimal nutritional value (FMNV). The Texas Public School Nutrition Policy lists chewing gum as a FMNV. Yet Channel One News continues to not only run ads for chewing gum and bubble gum, but they are using their unique...
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Answers

January 25, 2005

Answers 1. Twinkies – Yes. Channel One advertised in classrooms. 2. Twix Chocolate Bars –Yes 3. Doritos – Yes 4. M&Ms – Yes 5. Burger King French Fries – No * 6. Crunch – Yes. 7. Pepsi Blue – Yes. Channel One ran an ad featuringa band known for their explicit lyrics to promote...
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Pop Quiz

January 25, 2005
Pop Quiz

1    What was NOT recently advertised on Channel One News?  answer at bottom of page                             Burger King french fries have not been advertised on Channel One News since the early 90’s.
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27% of Channel One Commercials Are For Junk Food

September 10, 2002

Channel One has been running, on average, one junk food commercial a day for the last five years. That is one of the findings in a study Obligation, Inc. has just completed. 100 Channel One shows were reviewed from the 1997-98 school year to 2001-02. No shows from this school year were included. A separate study of...
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