Posts Tagged ‘ sean abernethy ’

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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An absurd waste of taxpayer money. What Channel One News did on January 5, 2017.

January 6, 2017
An absurd waste of taxpayer money.  What Channel One News did on January 5, 2017.

From Jim Metrock:   On January 5, Channel One News devoted over two minutes of their time, and more importantly taxpayer-funded school time, to the topic of… wait for it… new colors of ballet leotards.  You can watch this story at the link below. Why do this? Was this what school officials had in...
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Channel One News rubs pot in faces of preteens

January 4, 2017
Channel One News rubs pot in faces of preteens

From Jim Metrock:  Oh no, Channel One News is about to tell schoolchildren about new laws going into effect in 2017.  Since I have watched Channel One since 1996, I know that the numbskulls at Channel One will most definitely have a segment about marijuana – they love telling kids about pot.  I don’t...
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Channel One News say “Bah Humbug” to Christmas, again.

December 23, 2016
Channel One News say “Bah Humbug” to Christmas, again.

  From Jim Metrock:  I have watched Channel One News since 1996 and I have never heard anybody on the show ever wish students a “Merry Christmas” or make any mention that Christmas is an important religious holiday in America.  This year it is same.  Channel One News signed off for the year without...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: First Day Is All Horror Day

December 17, 2016
Channel One News Hall of Shame: First Day Is All Horror Day

From Jim Metrock: This article was originally published on August 16, 2005. This story underscores Channel One’s sick policy of forcing the same news story on students no matter what age. August 16, 2005 – First Day Is All Horror Day Screen shot from Channel One News show for middle school students. Above all, you must get...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: Explain this, Channel One. (2012)

December 11, 2016
Channel One News Hall of Shame: Explain this, Channel One. (2012)

This article was originally published on August 25, 2012.   ____________________________________________________________ December 11, 2016 – From Jim Metrock: This is the typical cultural rot that Channel One News advertises to American schoolchildren. I am unable to verify what is being advertised on the controversial in-school TV show now, but I assume it’s more of the...
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