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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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Taxpayers fund promotion for teen horror show on Channel One News

October 17, 2017
Taxpayers fund promotion for teen horror show on Channel One News

From Jim Metrock:  Today, Channel One News took over 2 minutes of their in-classroom TV show to promote a horror, fantasy TV show called “Shadowhunters.” As you watch the clip think about all the taxpayer money that paid for every second of this promotion.  Taxpayers pay for every second of public school time. Doesn’t...
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A typical example of how Houghton Mifflin’s Channel One News wastes school time.

October 17, 2017
A typical example of how Houghton Mifflin’s Channel One News wastes school time.

From Jim Metrock: To understand the reality of Houghton Mifflin’s controversial Channel One News in 2017, it is important to know… Channel One has lost roughly half of the schools they had in the 1990s. With a much smaller audience, Channel One’s advertising revenue is significantly lower. Because they have less money, Channel One...
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Shake-up at Channel One’s parent company

October 16, 2017
Shake-up at Channel One’s parent company

From Jim Metrock:  Houghton Mifflin has a history of making bad decisions.  The company has gone through several financial restructurings in recent years.  The company’s last restructuring was indeed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012.  Houghton Mifflin used the bankruptcy laws to walk away from a cool $3.1 billion in debt. Any company that...
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Channel One News Network Participation Agreement as of October 8, 2017

October 8, 2017
Channel One News Network Participation Agreement as of October 8, 2017

From Jim Metrock: This agreement was copied word for word from Channelone.com.  Like other Channel One-produced content, this agreement is full of punctuation mistakes and a few misspellings, but that isn’t the reason I’m posting it. I seriously doubt if Channel One, in their financial condition, has an attorney anymore. There might be a...
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Channel One’s Terms and Conditions of Use

October 7, 2017
Channel One’s Terms and Conditions of Use

Copied from Channelone.com on October 8, 2017: Terms of Use Effective Date: March 8, 2013. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. IT SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. Introduction and Overview Welcome! You have arrived at an online service location (e.g., web site or mobile app) that...
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Channel One News getting sloppy.

October 3, 2017
Channel One News getting sloppy.

From Jim Metrock: Channel One News is a taped show. Even though there is less pressure with a canned program, mistakes pop up on the program.  This may be because Channel One News is more about advertising than journalism. Students watching Channel One News see U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) discussing the Russia investigation.  However,...
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A student does a backward somersault at Wakefield Middle School, and why it matters.

September 23, 2017
A student does a backward somersault at Wakefield Middle School, and why it matters.

Wakefield Middle School student performs a backward somersault to help promote a school vendor. What if she was injured doing this? Did the teacher or school obtain informed, written consent from parents of students before they performed and read their script and before their likenesses were nationally distributed? Does the Wake County Public School System...
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Channel One News keeps showing video plugging vulgar Teen Vogue on FB

September 21, 2017
Channel One News keeps showing video plugging vulgar Teen Vogue on FB

  From Jim Metrock: Channel One News keeps on plugging Teen Vogue and their radical sexual and political agenda with high school, middle school, and elementary school kids. Elementary school students?!  Yes, Channel One has a version of their daily show for elementary school students.  They say they do not have advertising on this...
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Channel One News brings back Maggie to fill up air time.

September 8, 2017
Channel One News brings back Maggie to fill up air time.

From Jim Metrock: The big star this week on Channel One News was Maggie Rulli.  Maggie Rulli!? Didn’t she quit Channel One News over a year ago? This is how Channel One works: if a news subject is somewhat timely, and Channel One has some old videos on that subject, they will simply replay...
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