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Who will get sacked at Channel One News?

April 29, 2017
Who will get sacked at Channel One News?

From Jim Metrock: It appears that Channel One will once again avoid going out of business. I was hoping for an announcement (on May 4) that the infamous “kiddie marketing” firm would cease operations, but I understand now that probably won’t happen. Rats!  Channel One News will continue to limp on and pursue its main...
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Uh-oh. Houghton Mifflin plans to cut hundreds of employees.

April 19, 2017
Uh-oh. Houghton Mifflin plans to cut hundreds of employees.

From the Boston Business Journal: Apr 19, 2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co., the Boston-based education publisher facing financial headwinds, said it plans to cut as much as 10 percent of its workforce in effort to save money, according to regulatory filing. With a total workforce of 4,500 workers as of the end of...
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Honk if you have owned Channel One News.

March 22, 2017
Honk if you have owned Channel One News.

The advertising guru Christopher Whittle created Channel One News in 1989.  Whittle sold his idea to schools as a way for students to learn about current events.  He sold his idea to advertisers as an effective way to get commercials in front of a captive audience of young people. Whittle Communications (1989-1994)   Whittle...
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Age-inappropriate content on Channel One News (Video)

March 21, 2017
Age-inappropriate content on Channel One News (Video)

 
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Shame on Channel One News: Insidious 2 movie promoted to children (2013)

March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 – This video is from September 16, 2013. Channel One News promoted the violent movie Insidious 2 to middle school students on September 10, 2013. CEO Ms. C.J. Kettler was responsible for approving this ad. Children don’t need Channel One News dumping more violence into their lives. Ms. Kettler will continue to...
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Houghton Mifflin shows no love to Channel One News

February 23, 2017
Houghton Mifflin shows no love to Channel One News

The writing is on the wall, or rather on the blackboard.  It is more and more apparent that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt does not consider Channel One News an important part of its company. In 2014 Houghton Mifflin acquired the assets of Channel One from ZelnickMedia for an undisclosed amount of money. Obligation believes the amount...
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“It’s like Spicer sat down for an interview with a student reporter from Channel One news.”

February 22, 2017
“It’s like Spicer sat down for an interview with a student reporter from Channel One news.”

  Breitbart’s Painfully Awkward Interview With Sean Spicer Is The Funniest Thing You’ll See This Week BY BEN YAKAS IN NEWS ON FEB 10, 2017 1:25 PM Gothamist.com http://gothamist.com/2017/02/10/breitbart_interview_spicer.php  
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“Channel One should be worth $1 billion in two years” William Reilly 1997

February 6, 2017
“Channel One should be worth $1 billion in two years”  William Reilly 1997

From Jim Metrock: That’s a hilarious headline considering how small and insignificant Channel One News is in 2017. Almost exactly 20 years ago (Jan. 27, 1997)  Forbes magazine published an article “TV in the classroom.” It detailed how wildly successful Channel One News had become in selling ad time for its classroom commercials. Most...
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Channel One News focuses on protests instead of Trump inauguration/ Why show Madonna?

January 24, 2017
Channel One News focuses on protests instead of Trump inauguration/ Why show Madonna?

  From Jim Metrock: Channel One News coverage of the presidential inauguration left a lot of people scratching their heads. On January 23, Channel One News reported on the inauguration of President Trump.  Inauguration Day of course happened on Friday, January 20, but Channel One is a taped show that is only produced on...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: The New Republic article (1999)

January 18, 2017
Channel One News Hall of Shame: The New Republic article (1999)

    http://www.obligation.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/c1-Changing-the-Channel-New-Republic.pdf
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